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Male Purple-Crowned Fairy-Wrens

Caption: Male purple-crowned fairy-wrens sing trill songs in response to predator calls. They seem to take advantage of the attention attracted by predator calls, and sing their advertising songs when females are paying most attention.

Credit: Michelle L Hall

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