MEMBER

Masayo SOMA

Associate Professor
E-mail: masayo.soma@sci.hokudai.ac.jp
Research interest
Parental investment and offspring development / Development of communication behavior / Evolution of audio-visual signals under sexual selection / Evolution of begging signals

Nao OTA

PhD student
E-mail:nao_ota@mail.sci.hokudai.ac.jp
Research interest:
Male song quality and the female preference in Java sparrows
Multimodal mutual courtship display in cordon-bleus

Mari SHIBATA

Graduate student
Research intrest:
Coordination between song and dance in Java sparrows

Yasushi ISOZAKI

Graduate student
Research interest:
Rule of song learning in Java sparrows

Rika ENDO

Graduate student
Research interest:
Lateralization in visual courtship display of Java sparrows

Misaki NAKATANI

Undergraduate student
E-mail: m-nakatani@eis.hokudai.ac.jp
Research interest:
The preference for straws in courtship display of the red-cheeked cordon-bleu

Hiroko ADACHI

Undergraduate student
Research interest:
Vocal interaction in male Java sparrows

OB/OG

Jun-ichi OKANO (Research associate)

Evolution and development of building behavior (caddisflies and birds)

 

Hiroko KAGAWA (Research associate)

Evolution and development of song features in birds Comparison of songs produced by auditory isolated birds in domestic (Bengalese finches) and wild species (white-rumped munias)

Song features and physical constrains in Java sparrows

 

Midori IWAMA (MSc, 2014)

Courtship display of Java sparrows (Lonchura oryzivora) -Development and Function-

 

Masumi ABE (MSc, 2015)

Experienced-dependent division of labor between sexes in nest building of the Java sparrow Lonchura oryzivora

 

Nagisa MATSUDA (MSc, 2016)

Relationship between social development and song learning in the Java sparrow

 

Kentaro YAMADA (BSc, 2014)

Good diet makes sexy males: relationship between body conditions and song in the Bengalese finch