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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (7): 1006–1015.
Published: 1 April 2015
... provide useful cues to assess the distance of a sound source. Previous studies in birds have shown that birds employ the degree of degradation of a signal to estimate the distance of another singing male (referred to as ranging). Little is known about how acoustic masking by background noise interferes...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (10): 1816–1826.
Published: 15 May 2006
... designs avoid both sources of ranging error, but only for a limited range of distances [the `distance of focus' (DOF)]. Here, we show that whiskered bats ( Myotis mystacinus ) using broadband echolocation calls adjust call design in a range-dependent manner so that nearby obstacles are localised...