Effects of deafening on the development of nestling and juvenile vocalizations in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus).

@article{Heaton1999EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of deafening on the development of nestling and juvenile vocalizations in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus).},
  author={James T. Heaton and Steven E Brauth},
  journal={Journal of comparative psychology},
  year={1999},
  volume={113 3},
  pages={314-20}
}
The effects of complete and partial cochlear extirpation at ages 9-11 days posthatch were assessed in 5 nestling budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) to determine if auditory feedback is necessary for the production of nestling vocalizations. Although early deafening had no effect on the production of food-begging calls produced during the first 2 weeks posthatch, deafening did disrupt the expected transition from these early calls to the longer and more complex frequency-modulated, patterned… CONTINUE READING

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