Personal profile

Research overview

Bird song learning, especially laboratory studies on its timing and on tutor choice in zebra finches. Song organisation and use in wild birds. The function of duetting.

Other expertise

My interests cover the broad area of animal behaviour and I have written and lectured on many aspects of the subject

Industrial relevance

agriculture: scaring pest species;animal welfare; recording companies interested in animal sounds

Academic/Professional Qualification

D.Sc., University of Edinburgh; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh; B.Sc., University of Edinburgh; Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour; British Ornithologists Union; Royal Society of Edinburgh

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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