Song learning in brood-parasitic indigobirds Vidua chalybeata: song mimicry of the host species.

@article{Payne1998SongLI,
  title={Song learning in brood-parasitic indigobirds Vidua chalybeata: song mimicry of the host species.},
  author={Payne and Woods},
  journal={Animal behaviour},
  year={1998},
  volume={55 6},
  pages={1537-53}
}
Brood-parasitic village indigobirds, Vidua chalybeata, were bred in captivity and foster-reared by their normal host, red-billed firefinch, Lagonosticta senegala, or by an experimental foster species, Bengalese finch, Lonchura striata. Male indigobirds reared by Bengalese finches developed the songs of Bengalese finches, and males reared by firefinches developed songs of firefinches. Males copied their foster father only when they had lived with him long after independence (45 days post… CONTINUE READING
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