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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (11): jeb243205.
Published: 30 May 2022
... times per week with 0.42 g (per bird) of a commercial nutritional supplement (Bogena, Hedel, The Netherlands). Here, using zebra finches ( Taeniopygia guttata ), we followed a stimulus–response approach to challenge glucose regulation ( Varadhan et al., 2008 ). This approach was used aiming...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (3): jeb242949.
Published: 10 February 2022
... to study the behavioural, cellular and molecular aspects of vocal production learning ( Aamodt et al., 2020 ). The zebra finch ( Taeniopygia guttata ) is considered as the ‘lab mouse’ of birdsong research. This tiny bird is very easy to breed in captivity; only males sing and they develop their short...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (24): jeb242996.
Published: 23 December 2021
.... Model output from GLM univariate analysis of vocal imitation of male zebra finch ( Taeniopygia guttata ) song by their progeny: vocal imitation of P birds by F1 progeny and vocal imitation of F1 birds by F2 progeny under two light conditions (LD and LL) We demonstrate a long-term effect...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (8): jeb235846.
Published: 26 April 2021
... expenditure is due to the existence of an energetic ceiling and/or compensation by males during parental care. To investigate whether an energetic ceiling exists, we experimentally manipulated foraging effort in captive zebra finches, Taeniopygia guttata , creating two groups with high and low foraging...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (8): jeb235820.
Published: 26 April 2021
... workload remain poorly understood. To examine how high workload affects haematology, oxidative stress and reproductive output, we experimentally manipulated foraging effort in captive zebra finches, Taeniopygia guttata , using a previously described technique, and allowed individuals to breed first in low...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (6): jeb233817.
Published: 18 March 2021
... in order to match the memorised vocalisations. Here, we investigated auditory perception of self and others in zebra finches ( Taeniopygia guttata ), a highly gregarious songbird species and vocal learner. We used laboratory colonies in which founder males had been previously trained to produce the same...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (9): jeb220087.
Published: 7 May 2020
...Nicole Geberzahn; Sébastien Derégnaucourt ABSTRACT Many species are able to vocally recognize individual conspecifics and this capacity seems widespread in oscine songbirds. The exact acoustic features used for such recognition are often not clear. In the zebra finch ( Taeniopygia guttata...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (8): jeb196956.
Published: 24 April 2019
... phenotype. Multivariate egg Maternal effects Maternal antibodies Yolk testosterone Taeniopygia guttata Eggs have a complex maternally derived composition with components that serve not only as nutrients (resources) but also as ‘signals’ from the mother. These can potentially affect...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (7): jeb196667.
Published: 3 April 2019
... investigated the effects of daily food availability times on reproductive performance and quality of eggs and offspring survivors in zebra finches ( Taeniopygia guttata ). In randomly paired birds kept under a 12 h:12 h light:dark cycle for about 52 weeks, food availability period was restricted to 4 h...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (23): 4426–4431.
Published: 1 December 2017
... using indirect calorimetry) in a between- and within-individual design in captive zebra finches ( Taeniopygia guttata ) of both sexes. In each individual, CORT and MR were measured at two different temperature levels: ‘warm’ (22°C) and ‘cold’ (12°C). CORT and MR were both increased in colder compared...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (22): 4282–4291.
Published: 15 November 2017
... success and survival). Nevertheless, the physiological mechanisms that allow some individuals to support higher foraging performance, and the mechanisms underlying costs of high workload, remain poorly understood. We experimentally manipulated foraging behaviour in zebra finches ( Taeniopygia guttata...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (16): 2957–2964.
Published: 15 August 2017
... characterized by fever, sickness behavior and production of acute phase proteins, which serves to reduce pathogen persistence. We conducted a 2×2 factorial design experiment in captive adult male and female zebra finches ( Taeniopygia guttata ) to determine the effects of carotenoid supplementation...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (7): 1202–1209.
Published: 1 April 2017
... of zebra finches depends on the wavelength and intensity of light, as for the magnetic compass of migratory birds, suggesting common properties for all birds. Magnetoreception Radical-pair process Cryptochrome Orientation Taeniopygia guttata It is well known that birds can detect...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (17): 2623–2628.
Published: 1 September 2016
... with that for birds with access to water. Protein sparing Metabolic water Body composition Energy budget Taeniopygia guttata References Aschoff , J. and Pohl , H. ( 1970 ). Der ruheumsatz von vögeln als funktion der tageszeit und der körpergröße . J. Ornithol.   111 , 38 - 47...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (6): 783–789.
Published: 15 March 2016
... sought to test whether social cues that are known to stimulate reproductive behaviors can activate the DIO system to initiate reproduction in a non-photoperiodic bird, the zebra finch ( Taeniopygia guttata ). Isolation of males and subsequent presentation of females did not increase DIO2 or GnRH...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (18): 2961–2969.
Published: 1 September 2015
... Circadian variation Dose dependence Heterothermy LPS Sickness behaviour Taeniopygia guttata Zebra finch Fever, a closely regulated increase in the body's set-point temperature in response to infection, is an evolutionarily conserved defence mechanism ( Kluger et al., 1998 ; Blatteis, 2003...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (15): 2659–2666.
Published: 1 August 2014
...: zebra finch ( Taeniopygia guttata, N =4) and diamond dove ( Geopelia cuneata, N =3). We measured kinematics using high-speed video, aerodynamics using particle image velocimetry, and ground-reaction forces using a perch mounted on a force plate. In contrast with the first three wingbeats of take-off...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (8): 1326–1332.
Published: 15 April 2014
... perspective. Using incubating male and female zebra finches ( Taeniopygia guttata ), a species in which the male lacks a brood patch, we measured the surface temperature of the ventral plumage overlying the abdomen and a reference area that does not contact the eggs (thorax) twice per pair. In half...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (23): 4115–4124.
Published: 1 December 2012
... of the wings during the transition to air is unknown. To investigate this transition, we integrated measurements of both leg and wing forces during take-off and the first three wingbeats in zebra finch ( Taeniopygia guttata , body mass 15 g, N =7) and diamond dove ( Geopelia cuneata , body mass 50 g, N =3). We...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (12): 1991–2000.
Published: 15 June 2010
... of egg production interacted with the costs of other essential processes (such as cold acclimation and active heat production), we measured the MR of non-breeding and egg-producing zebra finches ( Taeniopygia guttata ) while (a) warm-acclimated (to 19–21°C) and measured within their thermoneutral zone...