Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs L.) song in populations of the East Europe


At studying of song organizations of chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs L.) are found out unique parities of song types in different local populations of a species-specific area. Thus in different areas of the East Europe are forming original (different) song cultures of chaffinch—the certain set of song types including so-called “dialect song forms”. The complex interrelation of geographical variability of chaffinch song in many respects gives a support at an evolutionary view in the given aspect.

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Astakhova, O. (2012) Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs L.) song in populations of the East Europe. Open Journal of Animal Sciences, 2, 211-216. doi: 10.4236/ojas.2012.24029.

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