Full papers from the XIX Congress in Brazil were published in May 2004 as a special volume titled "Advances in Bioacoustics" in the journal Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências. The full citation is:

Vielliard, J.M.E, Silva, M.L da & Suthers, R.A. (eds.) (2004). Advances in Bioacoustics. Rio de Janeiro: An. Acad. Bras. Ciênc. 76 (2): 189-466.

The papers are available on-line free of charge.




Advances in bioacoustics Jacques M.E. Vielliard

Innateness and the instinct to learn Peter Marler

From birdsong to speech: a plea for comparative approaches Dietmar Todt

Rules of song development and their use in vocal interactions by birds with large repertoires Nicole Geberzahn and Henrike Hultsch

Approaches to the mechanisms of song memorization and singing provide evidence for a procedural memory Henrike Hultsch and Dietmar Todt

Evidence of tutoring in the development of subsong in newly-fledged Meyer's Parrots Poicephalus meyeri Simone Masin, Renato Massa and Luciana Bottoni

A memory like a female Fur Seal: long-lasting recognition of pup's voice by mothers Nicolas Mathevon, Isabelle Charrier and Thierry Aubin

Identification and analysis of vocal communication pathways in birds through inducible gene expression Claudio V. Mello

Vocal mechanisms in birds and bats: a comparative view Roderick A. Suthers

Combination sensitivity and processing of communication calls in the inferior colliculus of the Moustached Bat Pteronotus parnellii Christine V. Portfors

Are communication activities shaped by environmental constraints in reverberating and absorbing forest habitats? Nicolas Mathevon, Thierry Aubin, Torben Dabelsteen and Jacques M.E. Vielliard

Degradation of song in a species using nesting holes: the Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca Helene M. Lampe, Torben Dabelsteen, Ole N. Larsen and Simon B. Pedersen

Does the environment constrain avian sound localization? Ole N. Larsen

Strategies that facilitate or counter eavesdropping on vocal interactions in songbirds Torben Dabelsteen

Penguins and their noisy world Thierry Aubin

Tonal vocalizations in a noisy environment: an approach to their semi-automatic analysis and examples of its application Roger Mundry and Christina Sommer

Causes and consequences of song amplitude adjustment in a territorial bird: a case study in nightingales Henrik Brumm

Evolution of acoustic communication in crickets: phylogeny of Eneopterinae reveals an adaptive radiation involving high-frequency calling (Orthoptera, Grylloidea, Eneopteridae) Tony Robillard and Laure Desutter-Grandcolas

Acoustic evolution in crickets: need for phylogenetic study and a reappraisal of signal effectiveness Laure Desutter-Grandcolas and Tony Robillard

Bioacoustic investigations and taxonomic considerations on the Cicadetta montana species complex (Homoptera: Cicadoidea: Tibicinidae) Matija Gogala and Tomi Trilar

Complex communication signals: the case of the Blue-black Grassquit Volatinia jacarina (Aves, Emberizidae) song. Part I - A structural analysis Hernán Fandiño-Mariño and Jacques M.E. Vielliard

How a simple and stereotyped acoustic signal transmits individual information: the song of the White-browed Warbler Basileuterus leucoblepharus Thierry Aubin, Nicolas Mathevon, Maria Luisa da Silva, Jacques M.E. Vielliard and Frederic Sebe

Comparative analysis of the song of the Rufous-collared Sparrow Zonotrichia capensis (Emberizidae) between Campinas and Botucatu, São Paulo State, Brazil Márcio F. Avelino and Jacques M.E. Vielliard

Acoustic communication in the Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer Anil Kumar

Variation in the behavioral responses of Budgerigars Melopsittacus undulatus to an alarm call in relation to sex and season Gérard Nicolas, Cloé Fraigneau and Thierry Aubin

Modulation by steroid hormones of a ''sexy'' acoustic signal in an Oscine species, the Common Canary Serinus canaria Fanny Rybak and Manfred Gahr

Isolation induced changes in Guinea Pig Cavia porcellus pup distress whistles Patrícia F. Monticelli, Rosana S. Tokumaru and César Ades

The song of the Brazilian population of Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae in the year 2000: individual song variations and possible implications Arraut, Eduardo M. Arraut and Jacques M.E. Vielliard

Analysis of whistles produced by the Tucuxi Dolphin Sotalia fluviatilis from Sepetiba Bay, Brazil Claudia Erber and Sheila M. Simão

Differences in the whistle characteristics and repertoire of Bottlenose and Spinner Dolphins Carmen Bazúa-Durán

Long-distance calls in Neotropical primates Dilmar A.G. Oliveira and César Ades

Vocal sequential exchanges and intragroup spacing in the Northern Muriqui Brachyteles arachnoides hypoxanthus Francisco D.C. Mendes and César Ades

Bioacoustics of human whistled languages: an alternative approach to the cognitive processes of language Julien Meyer

Communication by unvoiced speech: the role of whispering Jasmin Cirillo

Bits and q-bits as versatility measures José R.C. Piqueira

Species richness and relative abundance of birds in natural and anthropogenic fragments of Brazilian Atlantic forest Luiz dos Anjos

Automated bioacoustic identification of species David Chesmore

Identification of Tibicen cicada species by a Principal Components Analysis of their songs Eiji Ohya

Application of automated bioacoustic identification in environmental education and assessment Teruyo Oba

Compact and user-friendly ultrasound acquisition systems optimized for field recording Raimund Specht

Natural sound archives: past, present and future Richard Ranft