Can an old bird change his tune?
- Author(s): White, SA;
- Mooney, R
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1016/s0960-9822(99)80440-0
The stereotyped courtship songs of 'age-limited' songbirds, which learn their songs during a specific early period of their lives, were once thought immutable, but recent studies suggest that their maintenance may actually rely on subtle cues provided by auditory feedback.