Of wrens

Mennill with rufous and white wren

photograph by Dale Morris, (c) Dan Mennill

Listen to my piece on duetting wrens that aired on “The World”:

“The answer to today’s Geo Quiz is the northernmost state in Costa Rica: Guanacaste. Reporter Ari Daniel Shapiro reports on new research into the musical ‘call and response’ patterns of birdcalls in Costa Rica’s Santa Rosa National Park.”

Aired on The World: Thursday, 4 September 2008


Download audio here.

• Professor Dan Mennill’s homepage

~ by Ari Daniel on November 21, 2008.

One Response to “Of wrens”

  1. What a beautiful piece!! Loved the parallel to Beethoven…Kept wondering whether the duet song changes when there are other pairs calling???…great food for thought!

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