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

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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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