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Singing in the Rain Forest: How a Tropical Bird Song Transfers Information

  • Nicolas Mathevon equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Nicolas Mathevon, Thierry Aubin

    *E-mail: mathevon@univ-st-etienne.fr (NM); thierry.aubin@u-psud.fr (TA)

    Affiliations: Equipe ‘Communications Acoustiques’ Neurobiologie de l'Apprentissage, de la Mémoire et de la Communication (NAMC) Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) UMR8620, Université Paris XI, Orsay, France, Laboratoire ‘Ecologie & Neuro-Ethologie Sensorielles’ EA 3988, Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France

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  • Thierry Aubin equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Nicolas Mathevon, Thierry Aubin

    *E-mail: mathevon@univ-st-etienne.fr (NM); thierry.aubin@u-psud.fr (TA)

    Affiliation: Equipe ‘Communications Acoustiques’ Neurobiologie de l'Apprentissage, de la Mémoire et de la Communication (NAMC) Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) UMR8620, Université Paris XI, Orsay, France

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  • Jacques Vielliard,

    Affiliation: Laboratório de Bioacústica, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • Maria-Luisa da Silva,

    Affiliation: Centro de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal do Pará, Campus Universitário do Guamá, Belém, Pará, Brazil

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  • Frédéric Sebe,

    Affiliation: Equipe ‘Communications Acoustiques’ Neurobiologie de l'Apprentissage, de la Mémoire et de la Communication (NAMC) Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) UMR8620, Université Paris XI, Orsay, France

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  • Danilo Boscolo

    Affiliation: Laboratório de Ecologia da Paisagem e Conservação, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • Published: February 13, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001580

About the Authors

Nicolas Mathevon, Thierry Aubin, Frédéric Sebe
Equipe ‘Communications Acoustiques’ Neurobiologie de l'Apprentissage, de la Mémoire et de la Communication (NAMC) Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) UMR8620, Université Paris XI, Orsay, France
Nicolas Mathevon
Laboratoire ‘Ecologie & Neuro-Ethologie Sensorielles’ EA 3988, Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France
Jacques Vielliard
Laboratório de Bioacústica, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
Maria-Luisa da Silva
Centro de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal do Pará, Campus Universitário do Guamá, Belém, Pará, Brazil
Danilo Boscolo
Laboratório de Ecologia da Paisagem e Conservação, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NM JV TA. Performed the experiments: NM JV MD TA DB. Analyzed the data: NM TA FS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NM TA. Wrote the paper: NM JV TA.