Bird song—A quantitative acoustic model

@article{Fletcher1988BirdSQ,
  title={Bird song—A quantitative acoustic model},
  author={Neville H. Fletcher},
  journal={Journal of Theoretical Biology},
  year={1988},
  volume={135},
  pages={455-481}
}
  • N. Fletcher
  • Published 21 December 1988
  • Physics
  • Journal of Theoretical Biology

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