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Andy Radford on the Green Woodhoopoe

Behavioural biologist Professor Andy Radford describes a vocal exchange between green woodhoopoes.

Professor Andy Radford, a Behavioural Biologist at the University of Bristol describes the role of sound when it comes to competing choruses of Green Woodhoopoes.

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Producer: Sarah Blunt
Photograph: Nigel Voaden.

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