Advances in the Study of Behavior, Vol. 31 by Peter J.B. Slater, Jay S. Rosenblatt, Charles T. Snowdon,

By Peter J.B. Slater, Jay S. Rosenblatt, Charles T. Snowdon, Timothy J. Roper

The purpose of Advances within the examine of habit is still because it has been because the sequence begun: to serve the expanding variety of scientists who're engaged within the examine of animal habit by way of proposing their theoretical principles and examine to their colleagues and to these in neighboring fields. we are hoping that the sequence will proceed its "contribution to the advance of the field", as its meant position used to be phrased within the Preface to the 1st quantity in 1965. considering the fact that that point, conventional components of animal habit have completed new power through the hyperlinks they've got shaped with comparable fields and via the nearer dating that now exists among these learning animal and human topics. Advances within the learn of habit, quantity 31 maintains to serve scientists throughout a large spectrum of disciplines. targeting new theories and learn advancements with admire to behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and comparative psychology, those volumes foster cooperation and communications in those dense fields.

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1. Repertoires and Male Quality One song variable examined in the context of male–male interaction is song- and syllable-repertoire size. , 1978) and red-winged blackbirds (Yasukawa, 1981) playbacks of large repertoires were more effective in preventing intrusions into territories than those of small repertoires. Krebs (1977) suggested that the effect was due to the sender creating the impression of being several birds, rather than one. Whether this is really the cause of the observed effect is still unclear (Catchpole SONG AND MALE–MALE COMPETITION IN COLLARED DOVES 37 and Slater, 1995), and later observations on red-winged blackbirds are not unequivocally consistent with the hypothesis (Yasukawa and Searcy, 1985).

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