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- Geltsch, Nikoletta, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Behavioural processes 2018 v.157 pp. 685-690
- Cuculus canorus; acoustics; breeding season; males; radio frequency identification
- ... Common cuckoos (Cuculus canorus) are best known for their simple two-note calls (“cu-coo”), which are uttered only by males during the breeding season. A previous playback study revealed that territorial males were more tolerant toward playbacks of the calls of familiar, neighbouring individuals than toward unfamiliar, stranger simulated intruders, exhibiting the classical “dear-enemy” phenomenon. ...