Publications of Stefan Leitner

Journal Article (51)

2011
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Voigt, C.; Meiners, T.; Ter Maat, A.; Leitner, S.: Multisensory non-photoperiodic cue advances the onset of seasonal breeding in Island Canaries (Serinus canaria). Journal of Biological Rhythms 26 (5), pp. 434 - 440 (2011)
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Woodgate, J. L.; Leitner, S.; Catchpole, C. K.; Berg, M. L.; Bennett, A. T. D.; Buchanan, K. L.: Developmental stressors that impair song learning in males do not appear to affect female preferences for song complexity in the zebra finch. Behavioral Ecology 22 (3), pp. 566 - 573 (2011)
2010
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Voigt, C.; Leitner, S.: No correlation between song and circulating testosterone levels during multiple broods in the domesticated canary (Serinus canaria). Ethology 116 (2), pp. 113 - 119 (2010)
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Woodgate, J. L.; Bennett, A. T. D.; Leitner, S.; Catchpole, C. K.; Buchanan, K. L.: Developmental stress and female mate choice behaviour in the zebra finch. Animal Behaviour 79 (6), pp. 1381 - 1390 (2010)
2009
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Belzner, S.; Voigt, C.; Catchpole, C. K.; Leitner, S.: Song learning in domesticated canaries in a restricted acoustic environment. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276 (1669), pp. 2881 - 2886 (2009)
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Leitner, S.; Mundy, P.; Voigt, C.: Morphometrics of White-browed Sparrow-Weavers Plocepasser mahali in south-western Zimbabwe. Ostrich 80 (2), pp. 99 - 102 (2009)
2008
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Markman, S.; Leitner, S.; Catchpole, C. K.; Barnsley, S.; Mueller, C. T.; Pascoe, D.; Buchanan, K. L.: Pollutants increase song complexity and the volume of the brain area HVC in a songbird. PLoS One 3 (2), e1674 (2008)
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Voigt, C.; Leitner, S.: Seasonality in song behaviour revisited: Seasonal and annual variants and invariants in the song of the domesticated canary (Serinus canaria). Hormones and Behavior 54 (3), pp. 373 - 378 (2008)
2007
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Leitner, S.: Environmental factors affecting song control and song perception in songbirds. Journal of Ornithology 148 (Suppl. 2), pp. 539 - 545 (2007)
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Leitner, S.; Catchpole, C. K.: Song and brain development in canaries raised under different conditions of acoustic and social isolation over two years. Developmental Neurobiology 67 (11), pp. 1478 - 1487 (2007)
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Voigt, C.; Goymann, W.; Leitner, S.: Green matters! Growing vegetation stimulates breeding under short-day conditions in wild canaries (Serinus canaria). Journal of Biological Rhythms 22 (6), pp. 554 - 557 (2007)
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Voigt, C.; Leitner, S.; Gahr, M.: Socially induced brain differentiation in a cooperatively breeding songbird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 274 (1626), pp. 2645 - 2652 (2007)
2006
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Dietzen, C.; Voigt, C.; Wink, M.; Gahr, M.; Leitner, S.: Phylogeography of Island Canary (Serinus canaria) populations. Journal of Ornithology 147 (3), pp. 485 - 494 (2006)
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Leitner, S.; Marshall, R. C.; Leisler, B.; Catchpole, C. K.: Male song quality, egg size and offspring sex in captive canaries (Serinus canaria). Ethology 112 (6), pp. 554 - 563 (2006)
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Voigt, C.; Leitner, S.; Gahr, M.: Repertoire and structure of duet and solo songs in cooperatively breeding white-browed sparrow weavers. Behaviour 143 (2), pp. 159 - 182 (2006)
2005
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Garamszegi, L. Z.; Balsby, T. J. S.; Bell, D. B.; Borowiec, M.; Byers, B. E.; Draganoiu, T.; Eens, M.; Forstmeier, W.; Galeotti, P.; Gil, D. et al.; Gorissen, L.; Hansen, P.; Lampe, H. M.; Leitner, S.; Lontkowski, J.; Nagle, L.; Nemeth, E.; Pinxten, R.; Rossi, J.-M.; Saino, N.; Tanvez, A.; Titus, R.; Török, J.; van Duyse, E.; Møller, A.P.: Estimating the complexity of bird song by using capture-recapture approaches from community ecology. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 57 (4), pp. 305 - 317 (2005)
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Leitner, S.; Voigt, C.; Metzdorf, R.; Catchpole, C. K.: Immediate early gene (ZENK, Arc) expression in the auditory forebrain of female canaries varies in response to male song quality. Journal of Neurobiology 64 (3), pp. 275 - 284 (2005)
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Spencer, K. A.; Buchanan, K. L.; Leitner, S.; Goldsmith, A. R.; Catchpole, C. K.: Parasites affect song complexity and neural development in a songbird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 272 (1576), pp. 2037 - 2043 (2005)
2004
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Buchanan, K. L.; Leitner, S.; Spencer, K. A.; Goldsmith, A. R.; Catchpole, C. K.: Developmental stress selectively affects the song control nucleus HVC in the zebra finch. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 271 (1555), pp. 2381 - 2386 (2004)
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Leitner, S.; Catchpole, C. K.: Syllable repertoire and the size of the song control system in captive canaries (Serinus canaria). Journal of Neurobiology 60 (1), pp. 21 - 27 (2004)
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