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Songbirds

Known as: Oscine, Oscines, Songbird 
PASSERIFORMES of the suborder, Oscines, in which the flexor tendons of the toes are separate, and the lower syrinx has 4 to 9 pairs of tensor muscles… Expand
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Highly Cited
2018
Highly Cited
2018
Dietary carotenoids have been proposed to boost immune system and antioxidant functions in vertebrate animals, but studies aimed… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Fear itself reduces reproductive success in song sparrows. Predator effects on prey demography have traditionally been ascribed… Expand
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The zebra finch is an important model organism in several fields with unique relevance to human neuroscience. Like other… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Humans regularly produce new utterances that are understood by other members of the same language community. Linguistic theories… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Bird fanciers have known for centuries that songbirds learn their songs. This learning has striking parallels to speech… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Neurogenesis proceeds throughout life in the higher vocal center (HVC) of the adult songbird neostriatum. Testosterone induces… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
SYNOPSIS. The developmental processes through which songbirds acquire their species—typical songs have been well—studied from a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Abstract Recent studies have shown that stable hydrogen isotope ratios (δD) in the tissues of animals often correlate with δD of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
We investigated the participation of genomic regulatory events in the response of the songbird brain to a natural auditory… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
In canaries and zebra finches, three vocal control areas in the brain are strikingly larger in males than in females. A fourth… Expand