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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (24): jeb242996.
Published: 23 December 2021
... health, we monitored daily activity behaviour, recorded song and cheek patch size in males, and measured body size and hormone levels. As compared with controls under 12 h light:12 h darkness (12 h:12 h LD), both P and F1 pairs showed a compromised reproductive success, as evidenced by fewer fledglings...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (6): 967–978.
Published: 15 March 2003
...Michele Franz; Franz Goller SUMMARY Song production in birds is driven by temporally complex respiratory patterns. In zebra finches ( Taeniopygia guttata ), song consists of repetitions of a stereotyped sequence of distinct syllables (motif). Syllables correspond to distinct expiratory pulses...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (9): 1199–1208.
Published: 1 May 2002
...Martin C. Göpfert; Daniel Robert SUMMARY In Drosophila melanogaster , antennal hearing organs mediate the detection of conspecific songs. Combining laser Doppler vibrometry, acoustic near-field measurements and anatomical analysis, we have investigated the first steps in Drosophila audition, i.e...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (20): 3497–3506.
Published: 15 October 2001
...Heather Williams SUMMARY As do many songbirds, zebra finches sing their learned songs while performing a courtship display that includes movements of the body, head and beak. The coordination of these display components was assessed by analyzing video recordings of courting males. All birds changed...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (16): 2827–2841.
Published: 15 August 2001
... are smooth and appear to be sealed with saliva. The song has a mean centre frequency of 3.2 kHz and is made up of variable-length trills of pulses of mean duration 15.8 ms. Many song pulses had smooth envelopes and their frequency did not vary by more than ±40 Hz from the centre frequency, with a relative...
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J Exp Biol (1997) 200 (11): 1681–1694.
Published: 1 June 1997
... to the abdominal resonator, followed by a sustaining resonant vibration at, or close to, the song frequency. Subsequent pulses maintain the coherent resonance of the song pulse. * e-mail: henry.bennet-clark@zoo.ox.ac.uk . † The experimental work reported here was largely carried out...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 128 (1): 383–409.
Published: 1 March 1987
...H. C. Bennet-Clark ABSTRACT During burrow digging by the mole cricket Scapteriscus acletus Rehn and Hubbard, the burrow is enlarged and shaped in a series of digging cycles, each lasting 1–2 min, and song chirps are produced after every cycle. The song becomes up to 18 dB louder and acoustically...