, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 412–412

Correlation of song frequency and body weight in passerine birds

  • D. Wallschläger

DOI: 10.1007/BF01975119

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Wallschläger, D. Experientia (1980) 36: 412. doi:10.1007/BF01975119


Frequency analysis of the songs of 90 European passerine species shown a correlation with body weight. In a number of species a dependence on habitat was found.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Wallschläger
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  1. 1.Sektion Biologie der Humboldt-UniversitätBerlinGerman Democratic Republic

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