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Other commonly detected species included the white-crowned sparrow (n = 51) and the American tree sparrow (n = 30; Table 1).
A species-specific acoustic cue for selective song learning in the white-crowned sparrow. Animal Behaviour, 60, 297306.
Gambel's white-crowned sparrows are particularly good to work with because their breeding cycle is closely tied to the amount of sunlight they receive.
Manning (1949) did not report American tree sparrows or white-crowned sparrows breeding as far north as this study, but more recent authors include all of the Ungava Peninsula in their breeding range maps (Naugler, 1993; Chilton et al., 1995; Gauthier and Aubry, 1996).
An experimental study of the importance of plumage coloration in breeding males of the white-crowned sparrow. Ornis Scand.
The circumannual distribution of white-crowned sparrows. Bird-Band., 36:141-169.
Effects of sex and birth date on premigration biology, migration schedules, return rates and natal dispersal in mountain white-crowned sparrows. Condor 94:117-133.
Song learning and production in the white-crowned sparrow: Parallels with sexual imprinting.
The researchers conducted the study in a migratory population of white-crowned sparrows that nested in a state park in Bandon, Oregon from 2008 to 2011.
Genetic similarities between subspecies of the white-crowned sparrow. Condor 90: 637-647.
The decline in short-distance migrants could represent a time when wintering short-distance migrants (e.g., Bewick's wren) begin migrating north and short-distance migrants wintering farther south have yet to move through the area (e.g., white-crowned sparrow).
For the study, Dr David Luther of the University of Maryland and Dr Luis Baptista of the California Academy of Sciences examined three adjacent dialects of the native White-crowned Sparrow over a 30-year period, from the late 1960's to 1998.