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From: Prenatal exposure to incubation calls affects song learning in the zebra finch

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The effects of prenatal acoustic playback and song syllable learning on males’ mounting success during no-choice mating trials. (a) Boxplot (with individual data overlaid) showing no effect of prenatal acoustic playback on mounting success during mating trials (treatment: incubation calls, n = 15; control: contact calls, n = 24). Mounting success was calculated as the probability of mounting at least once per trial, across 4 or 5 trials per individual. (b) Males whose songs contained more non-paternal syllables were more likely to mount a female during mating trials (n = 31 males; GLMM: z = 1.99, p = 0.047). Larger dots represent multiple males in the same coordinates.

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