Prof Peter Slater:
Professor of Natural History (Emeritus)

Research Overview:
Prof Peter Slater

Prof Peter Slater
Bute Building
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 9TS

tel: 01334 463500
fax: 01334 463366
room: E40

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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.


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Higher songs of city birds may not be an individual response to noise Sue Anne Zollinger, Peter James Bramwell Slater, Erwin Nemeth, Henrich Brumm
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 2017 vol. 284
Learning and cultural transmission in chaffinch song K. Riebel, Peter James Bramwell Slater
2015 vol. 47 pp. 181-227
An experimental study of duet integration in the happy wren, Pheugopedius felix Christopher Neal Templeton, Nigel Ian Mann, Alejandro Rios-Chelend, Esmeralda Quiros-Guerrero, Peter James Bramwell Slater
Animal Behaviour 2013 vol. 86 pp. 821-827
Female happy wrens select songs to cooperate with their mates rather than confront intruders Christopher Neal Templeton, Alejandro A. Ríos-Chelén, Esmeralda Quirós-Guerrero, Nigel I. Mann, Peter James Bramwell Slater
Biology Letters 2013 vol. 9
Song duets function primarily as cooperative displays in pairs of happy wrens Christopher Neal Templeton, Karla D. Rivera-Caceres, Nigel Ian Mann, Peter James Bramwell Slater
Animal Behaviour 2011 vol. 82 pp. 1399-1407