Nature's Music

Nature's Music

The Science of Birdsong

Book - 2004
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dialects in birdsong * How birdsongs are used for fighting and flirting * The writers are all international authorities on their subject
birds. Bird song is much more than just one behaviour of a single, particular group of organisms. It is a model for the study of a wide variety of animal behaviour systems, ecological, evolutionary and neurobiological. Bird song sits at the intersection of breeding, social and cognitive behaviour and ecology. As such interest in this book will extend far beyond the purely ornithological - to behavioural ecologists psychologists and neurobiologists of all kinds. * The scoop on local
The voices of birds have always been a source of fascination. Nature s Music brings together some of the world s experts on birdsong, to review the advances that have taken place in our understanding of how and why birds sing, what their songs and calls mean, and how they have evolved. All contributors have strived to speak, not only to fellow experts, but also to the general reader. The result is a book of readable science, richly illustrated with recordings and pictures of the sounds of
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic, c2004
ISBN: 0124730701
Branch Call Number: 598.1594 NAT
Characteristics: xviii, 513 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, facsims. ; 26 cm. + 2 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)

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