Zebra Finches

Some articles on zebra finches, finches:

Bird Vocalization - Neuroanatomy
... In the extremely dimorphic Zebra Finches (Taeniopygia guttata), a species in which only males typically sing, the size of the HVC and RA are approximately three to six times larger in males than in females, and Area X ... Female Zebra Finches treated with estradiol after hatching followed by testosterone or dihydrotestosterone (DHT) treatment in adulthood will develop an RA and HVC similar in size to males and will also ... Hormone treatment alone does not seem to produce female finches with brain structures or behavior exactly like males ...
Zebra Finch - Song and Other Vocalizations
... Zebra Finches are loud and boisterous singers ... bloodline will exhibit similarities, and all finches will overlay their own uniqueness onto a common rhythmic framework ... is an emotionally rewarding experience for male Zebra Finches ...

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