I am a graduate student working on auditory perception of songbirds

with Dr. Christopher Sturdy at Songbird Neuroethology Lab.

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6. Sahu, P.K., Montenegro, C., Lambert, C.T., Oprea, A., Deimeke, M.J., Rennie, V., Smeltz, S.M.L, Benowicz, T.J., Patel, D., Phillmore, L.S., & Sturdy, C.B. (2022) Effect of feed-time duration on discrimination of vocalizations in a go/no-go operant paradigm, Behavioural Processes, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2022.104777

5. Sahu, P.K., Campbell, K.A., Oprea, A., Phillmore, L.S., & Sturdy, C.B. (2022) Comparing methodologies for classification of zebra finch distance calls, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 151, 3305 https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0011401

4. Lambert, C., Sahu, P.K. , Sturdy, C.B., & Guillette, L.M. (2022) Among-individual differences in auditory and physical cognitive abilities in zebra finches, Learning & Behaviour, https://doi.org/10.3758/s13420-022-00520-w

3. Montenegro, C., Sahu, P.K., & Sturdy, C.B.(2021). Individual differences in female black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) fee-bee songs,The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 150(4), 3038-3046, https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0006532

2. Montenegro, C., Service, W.D., Scully, E.N., Mischler, S.K., Sahu, P.K., Benowicz, T.J., Fox, K.V. R.,& Sturdy, C.B.(2021). The impact of anthropogenic noise on individual identification via female song in Black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus), Scientific Reports, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-96504-3

1.Sahu, P.K., Kolay, S. & Annagiri, S.(2019) To reunite or not: A study of artificially fragmented Diacamma indicum ant colonies, Behavioural Processes 158, 4-10 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2018.10.017

Current Projects

Plumage colour and auditory cognition

I am looking at how plumage colour affects auditory cognition.