Murray, Trevor; Zeil, Jochen; Magrath, Robert
In his book on sexual selection, Darwin  devoted equal space to non-vocal and vocal communication in birds. Since then, vocal communication has become a model for studies of neurobiology, learning, communication, evolution, and conservation [2, 3]. In contrast, non-vocal “instrumental music,” as Darwin called it, has only recently become subject to sustained inquiry [4, 5]. In particular, outstanding work reveals how feathers, often highly modified, produce distinctive sounds [6–9], and...[Show more]
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