Nightingale determination[order] Passeriformes | [family] Muscicapidae | [latin] Luscinia megarhynchos | [UK] Nightingale | [FR] Rossignol philomèle | [DE] Nachtigall | [ES] Ruiseñor | [IT] Usignolo | [NL] Nachtegaal


Literature

Title
Partial moult involving all the greater coverts in first-year Nightingales, Luscinia megarhynchos megarhynchos, in Italy
Author(s): Ariele Magnani
Abstract: The European populations of the Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos megarhynchos perform a moult strategy which involves a complete post-breeding moult in adults and a partial post-juvenile moult in first-years; both moults take place on the breeding g..[more]..
Source: Ringing & Migration (2004) 22, 59-60
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Title
Rules of song development and their use in vocal interactions by birds with large repertoires
Author(s): Nicole Geberzahn and Henrike Hultsch
Abstract: Songbirds are well known for settling their disputes by vocal signals, and their singing plays a dominant role.Most studies on this issue have concentrated on bird species that develop and use small vocal repertoires. In this article we will go farth..[more]..
Source: An Acad Bras Cienc (2004) 76 (2)
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Title
The study of bird migration across the Western Sahara; a contribution with sound luring
Author(s): Marc Herremans
Abstract: During spring and autumn migration 2003, the Swiss Ornithological Institute set up a concerted project in Mauritania to study bird migration across the Sahara. I participated with a side project using artificial induction of landfall with sound lurin..[more]..
Source: Report of field research in Mauritania
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Title
Causes and consequences of song amplitude adjustment in a territorial bird: a case study in nightingales
Author(s): HENRIK BRUMM
Abstract: Vocal amplitude, one of the crucial factors for the exchange of acoustic signals, has been neglected in studies of animal communication, but recent studies on song variation in Common Nightingales Luscinia megarhynchos have revealed new insights in..[more]..
Source: An Acad Bras Cienc (2004) 76 (2)
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Title
Seasonal variation in dawn song characteristics in the common nightingale
Author(s): HANSJOERG P. KUNC, VALENTIN AMRHEIN & MARC NAGUIB
Abstract: Many male temperate zone passerines show a marked peak of singing activity before sunrise. The two main functions of this so-called dawn chorus are mate attraction and territory defence. We examined how seasonal patterns of different dawn song char..[more]..
Source: ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR, 2005
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