Vocal Communication in Birds and Mammals

Other | August 6, 2009

byMarc Naguib, Marc Naguib, Vincent Janik...

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Advances in the Study of Behaviorwas initiated over 40 years ago to serve the increasing number of scientists engaged in the study of animal behavior. That number is still expanding. This thematic volume,Vocal Communication in Birds and Mammals,makes another important "contribution to the development of the field" by presenting theoretical ideas and research to those studying animal behavior and to their colleagues in neighboring fields.

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Advances in the Study of Behaviorwas initiated over 40 years ago to serve the increasing number of scientists engaged in the study of animal behavior. That number is still expanding. This thematic volume,Vocal Communication in Birds and Mammals,makes another important "contribution to the development of the field" by presenting theoret...

Format:OtherDimensions:350 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 6, 2009Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:008092266X

ISBN - 13:9780080922669

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction by the editors
  2. Environmental acoustics and the evolution of communication (Dr. Henrik Brumm & Prof. Dr. Marc Naguib)
  3. The evolution of song in songbirds (Dr. Diego Gil)
  4. Vocal duetting in birds (Dr. Michelle L Hall)
  5. Form and function of vocal communication in delphinids (Dr. Vincent M. Janik)
  6. Individually distinctive vocalizations: applying vocal communication (Dr. Peter K. McGregor)
  7. Proximate constraints on avian vocal evolution (Dr. Jeff Podos)
  8. Beauty is in the ear of the beholder: developmental causes of variation in female song preferences (Dr. Katharina Riebel)
  9. Communication in social learning in primates (Prof. Charles Snowdon)
  10. Vocal learning and vocal development in cetaceans (Dr. Peter Tyack)
  11. Use and function of alarm calls in birds and primates (Prof. Dr. Klaus Zuberbühler)