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Interspecific signalling between mutualists: food-thieving drongos use a cooperative sentinel call to manipulate foraging partners

Proceedings. Biological Sciences

Aug 1, 2014

Bruce D BaigrieTom Flower

Abstract

Interspecific communication is common in nature, particularly between mutualists. However, whether signals evolved for communication with other species, or are in fact conspecific signals eavesdropped upon by partners, is often unclear. Fork-tailed drongos (Dicrurus adsimilis) associate...read more

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All Clear
Philetairus socius
Weaver Syndrome
Weaver bird
Tail
Metazoa
Dicrurus adsmilis
Sound Communication, Animal
Mutualism
Telling Untruths
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Interspecific signalling between mutualists: food-thieving drongos use a cooperative sentinel call to manipulate foraging partners

Proceedings. Biological Sciences

Aug 1, 2014

Bruce D BaigrieTom Flower

PMID: 25080343

DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1232

Abstract

Interspecific communication is common in nature, particularly between mutualists. However, whether signals evolved for communication with other species, or are in fact conspecific signals eavesdropped upon by partners, is often unclear. Fork-tailed drongos (Dicrurus adsimilis) associate...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

All Clear
Philetairus socius
Weaver Syndrome
Weaver bird
Tail
Metazoa
Dicrurus adsmilis
Sound Communication, Animal
Mutualism
Telling Untruths
12
1
68

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