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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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We investigate the understudied song inventory of the Western Rock Nuthatch Sitta neumayer based on recordings that were collected automatically during the project AMIBIO. Using the example of a nuthatch population from Greece, song types and song structures shall 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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Head of Section Ornithology
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