Vocal gatherings of Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla in olive trees on a Greek island

Abstract

Migratory Blackcaps in Amorgos collect to feed in unseasonably fruiting olives in March and produce a chorus of subsong. The possible function of this behaviour is briefly discussed.

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2016-08-02
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Keywords:
Subsong, pre-migratory, predator-avoidance, feeding
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Cheke, A. S., & Ashcroft, R. E. (2016). Vocal gatherings of Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla in olive trees on a Greek island. Rivista Italiana Di Ornitologia, 85(2), 36-37. https://doi.org/10.4081/rio.2015.237