bird song/conversation analysis

Mike Cahill mike_cahill at
Fri Jun 18 19:17:02 UTC 2010

Stephen Anderson's "Doctor Dolittle's Delusion" (Yale U Press, 2004) has an excellent and accessible summary of the characteristics of bird calls, and what the similarities and especially differences (thus the books' title) are from human speech. Anyone know of anything more recent or complete?

Mike Cahill

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