Photographs, Sounds, and Videos for the press accompanying article:
Wild birds learn songs from experimental vocal tutors.
Mennill DJ, Doucet SM, Newman AEM, Williams H, Moran IG, Thomas IP, Woodworth BK, Norris DR.
Current Biology (2018) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2018.08.011

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Caption: A Savannah Sparrow at Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island, New Brunswick Canada, subject of a playback experiment that revealed wild birds learn to sing based on sounds they hear in the first year of their life. Photograph by Dan Mennill.
Caption: A Savannah Sparrow at Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island, New Brunswick Canada, subject of a playback experiment that revealed wild birds learn to sing based on sounds they hear in the first year of their life. Photograph by Dan Mennill.

Caption: A Savannah Sparrow at Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island, New Brunswick Canada, subject of a playback experiment that revealed wild birds learn to sing based on sounds they hear in the first year of their life. Photograph by Dan Mennill.
Caption: Dan Mennill, the lead author of the study, recording a Savannah Sparrow at Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island, New Brunswick Canada. Photo by Stephanie Doucet.
Caption: Dan Mennill, the lead author of the study, recording a Savannah Sparrow at Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island, New Brunswick Canada. Photo by Stephanie Doucet.
Caption: A Savannah Sparrow perched on the solar panel connected to a loudspeaker at Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island, New Brunswick, Canada. Photo by Stephanie Doucet.
Caption: A Savannah Sparrow perched on the solar panel connected to a loudspeaker at Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island, New Brunswick, Canada. Photo by Stephanie Doucet.
Caption: Loudspeakers used to simulate the voice of a Savannah Sparrow as part of the playback experiment at Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island in New Brunswick, Canada. Photo by Dan Mennill. Caption: Loudspeakers used to simulate the voice of a Savannah Sparrow as part of the playback experiment at Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island in New Brunswick, Canada. Photo by Dan Mennill.

Infographic
 

 
This infographic is available as a PDF file (email: dmennill@uwindsor.ca) or a larger JPG file (link). The infographic is copyright Dan Mennill and Ryan Norris.

Video files
Video file of Savannah Sparrows on Kent Island: link
Video file of Researchers on Kent Island: link
All video files were shot by Dan Mennill.

Sound files
Sound file of three male Savannah Sparrows singing typical Kent Island song: link
Sound file of three experimental tutor songs: link
Sound file of three male Savannah Sparrows that learned from the experimental tutors: link
All sound files were recorded or created by Dan Mennill.