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Rock Nuthatch song variability



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Project title: 
Song variability of the Western Rock Nuthatch
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This is an investigation of the song inventory of the Western Rock Nuthatch Sitta neumayer based on automatic monitoring recordings that were collected during the project AMIBIO. By sampling a nuthatch population in Greece, song types and song structures are to be identified. The aim of this study is to document the vocal variability of the Western Rock Nuthatch and discuss its ecological context (daily and annual cycles).


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