Sexual Imprinting in Estrildine Finches Movie Review 1973

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This program depicts young zebra finches being reared by another species of estrildid, the so-called bengalese finch. Zebra finches raised by foster parents direct their courtship exclusively to the bengalese finches, thus they are sexually imprinted on the alien species.


International Science Film Collection, Audio Visual Services, Pennsylvania State University, 201 Carnegie Building, 1127 Fox Hill Rd., University Park, PA 16802, Toll-free: 800-826-0132, URL:

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Running time 7 minutes.

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Biology, Birds
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