SONG DIALECTS AS BARRIERS TO DISPERSAL: A RE-EVALUATION.

@article{Petrinovich1981SONGDA,
  title={SONG DIALECTS AS BARRIERS TO DISPERSAL: A RE-EVALUATION.},
  author={Lewis F. Petrinovich and Thomas N. L. Patterson and Lu{\'i}s Baptista},
  journal={Evolution; international journal of organic evolution},
  year={1981},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={
          180-188
        }
}
Although much has been written on the subject of song dialects in birds (reviews in Thielcke, 1969; Lemon, 1975; Bitterbaum and Baptista, 1979), few data exist testing the current theories regarding the adaptive significance of these vocalizations. Two popular ideas presented by Marler and Tamura (1962) and Konishi (1965), and developed by Nottebohm (1969), are that: 1) song dialects reduce gene flow across demes by attracting birds to settle near their place of birth on hearing their familiar… CONTINUE READING
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