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Sweet Bird Most Musical

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Science  18 Mar 2005:
Vol. 307, Issue 5716, pp. 1723-1724
DOI: 10.1126/science.1108290

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Nature's Music The Science of Birdsong. Peter Marler and Hans Slabbekoorn, Eds.. Elsevier Academic Press, San Diego, 2004. 543 pp. + 2 CD-ROMS. $74.95, £49.95. ISBN 0-12-473070-1.

Covering topics such as the physiology, neurobiology, learning, ecology, and evolution of birdsong, the contributors offer nonspecialists an up-to-date survey of our understanding of avian singing.