Ecological correlates of song learning in

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  title={Ecological correlates of song learning in},
  author={J. Cully Nordby and S. Elizabeth Campbell and Michael D. Beecher},
  year={1999}
}
Most studies of song learning have been conducted in the laboratory, and thus little is known about how song learning is affected by ecological variables in nature. Taking an ecological perspective, we studied song learning and territory establishment in a sedentary population of song sparrows (Melospiza melodia). We examined the song repertoires of an entire cohort of males (41 subjects) hatched in 1992 and compared them to those of potential song tutors (adults who were present in the young… CONTINUE READING

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