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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
SYNOPSIS. The developmental processes through which songbirds acquire their species-typical songs have been well-studied from a… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Migratory songbirds use the geomagnetic field, stars, the Sun, and polarized light patterns to determine their migratory… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Songbirds learn their songs by trial-and-error experimentation, producing highly variable vocal output as juveniles. By comparing… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Night migratory songbirds can use stars, sun, geomagnetic field, and polarized light for orientation when tested in captivity. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Billions of songbirds migrate between continents twice each year, but the energy costs of this feat have never been measured for… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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