Do sympatric doves Streptopelia spp. overlap their vocal activities?

Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis) Science Article 4


Diurnal vocal activity of three Streptopelia species living sympatrically was analysed. Thedoves showed similar patterns of vocal activity during the day. This suggests that the three species donot avoid acoustic interference by differentiating their vocal activity patterns.

GRZEGORZ KOPIJ, BIOL. LETT. 2003, 40(2): 137-139

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