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Offline evan_au

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Do Honeyguides have regional accents?
« on: 27/07/2016 10:55:56 »
In the podcast on Honeyguides, it was mentioned that humans and birds have a common signal.

It was mentioned that there are other species of honeyguides, one of which is thought to interact with humans.
Does this other species of honeyguide (and other tribe of humans) use the same call?

See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honeyguide


 

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Re: Do Honeyguides have regional accents?
« Reply #1 on: 27/07/2016 13:57:10 »
No; in other regions they speak to the birds using different sounds. The birds seem to learn the call from watching other birds collaborating with humans. The humans learn the call off each other too.
 

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