Roderick Suthers

  • 3184 Citations
  • 37 h-Index
1965 …2016

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Publications

  • 3184 Citations
  • 37 h-Index
  • 68 Article
  • 3 Chapter
  • 1 Letter
  • 1 Review article
2016

Lingual articulation in songbirds

Suthers, R. A., Rothgerber, J. R. & Jensen, K. K., Feb 15 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 219, 4, p. 491-500 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2012

Bilateral coordination and the motor basis of female preference for sexual signals in canary song

Suthers, R. A., Vallet, E. & Kreutzer, M., Sep 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 17, p. 2950-2959 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Vocal tract articulation revisited: the case of the monk parakeet

Ohms, V. R., Beckers, G. J. L., Ten Cate, C. & Suthers, R. A., Jan 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 1, p. 85-92 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2011

Mechanisms of song production in the Australian magpie

Suthers, R. A., Wild, J. M. & Kaplan, G., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 197, 1, p. 45-59 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2009

Signal Production and Amplification in Birds

Suthers, R. A., Jan 1 2009, Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Elsevier Ltd., p. 805-815 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Sound Production: Vertebrates

Suthers, R. A., Jan 1 2009, Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Elsevier Inc., p. 293-303 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations
2006

Model for vocalization by a bird with distensible vocal cavity and open beak

Fletcher, N. H., Riede, T. & Suthers, R. A., Feb 1 2006, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 119, 2, p. 1005-1011 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Respiratory water loss during rest and flight in European Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris)

Engel, S., Suthers, R. A., Biebach, H. & Visser, G. H., Dec 2006, In : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - A Molecular and Integrative Physiology. 145, 4, p. 423-432 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Songbirds tune their vocal tract to the fundamental frequency of their song

Riede, T., Suthers, R. A., Fletcher, N. H. & Blevins, W. E., Apr 4 2006, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103, 14, p. 5543-5548 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

128 Scopus citations

Voices of the dead: Complex nonlinear vocal signals from the larynx of an ultrasonic frog

Suthers, R. A., Narins, P. M., Lin, W. Y., Schnitzler, H. U., Denzinger, A., Xu, C. H. & Feng, A. S., Dec 2006, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 209, 24, p. 4984-4993 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations
2005

Vocal tract filtering and sound radiation in a songbird

Nelson, B. S., Deckers, G. J. L. & Suthers, R. A., Jan 2005, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 208, 2, p. 297-308 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations
2004

Bilateral song production in domestic canaries

Suthers, R. A., Vallet, E., Tanvez, A. & Kreutzer, M., Sep 5 2004, In : Journal of Neurobiology. 60, 3, p. 381-393 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

How birds sing and why it matters

Suthers, R. A., Oct 2004, Nature's Music: The Science of Birdsong. Elsevier Inc., p. 272-295 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

38 Scopus citations

Inflation of the esophagus and vocal tract filtering in ring doves

Riede, T., Beckers, G. J. L., Blevins, W. & Suthers, R. A., Nov 1 2004, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 207, 23, p. 4025-4036 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Motor mechanisms of a vocal mimic: Implications for birdsong production

Zollinger, S. A. & Suthers, R. A., Mar 7 2004, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 271, 1538, p. 483-491 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations

Old World frog and bird vocalizations contain prominent ultrasonic harmonics

Narins, P. M., Feng, A. S., Lin, W., Schnitzler, H. U., Denzinger, A., Suthers, R. A. & Xu, C., Feb 1 2004, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 115, 2, p. 910-913 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

84 Scopus citations

Producing song: The vocal apparatus

Suthers, R. A. & Zollinger, S. A., Jan 1 2004, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1016, p. 109-129 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

96 Scopus citations

Sound localization in a small passerine bird: Discrimination of azimuth as a function of head orientation and sound frequency

Nelson, B. S. & Suthers, R. A., Nov 1 2004, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 207, 23, p. 4121-4133 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Vocal mechanisms in birds and bats: A comparative view

Suthers, R. A., Jun 2004, In : Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias. 76, 2, p. 247-252 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Scopus citations

Vocal tract filtering and the "coo" of doves

Fletcher, N. H., Riede, T., Beckers, G. J. L. & Suthers, R. A., Dec 1 2004, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 116, 6, p. 3750-3756 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Vocal-tract filtering by lingual articulation in a parrot

Beckers, G. J. L., Nelson, B. S. & Suthers, R. A., Sep 7 2004, In : Current Biology. 14, 17, p. 1592-1597 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations
2003

Experimental support for a model of birdsong production

Mindlin, G. B., Gardner, T. J., Goller, F. & Suthers, R., Oct 1 2003, In : Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics. 68, 4, p. 41908 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Mechanisms of frequency and amplitude modulation in ring dove song

Beckers, G. J. L., Suthers, R. A. & Ten Cate, C., Jun 2003, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 206, 11, p. 1833-1843 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

Pure-tone birdsong by resonance filtering of harmonic overtones

Beckers, G. J. L., Suthers, R. A. & Ten Cate, C., Jun 10 2003, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100, 12, p. 7372-7376 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations
2002

Motor control of birdsong

Suthers, R. A. & Margoliash, D., Dec 1 2002, In : Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 12, 6, p. 684-690 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

54 Scopus citations

Somatosensory feedback modulates the respiratory motor program of crystallized birdsong

Suthers, R. A., Goller, F. & Martin Wild, J., Apr 16 2002, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99, 8, p. 5680-5685 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations
2001

Parvalbumin-positive projection neurons characterise the vocal premotor pathway in male, but not female, zebra finches

Martin Wild, J., Williams, M. N. & Suthers, R. A., Nov 2 2001, In : Brain research. 917, 2, p. 235-252 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Peripheral vocal mechanisms in birds: Are songbirds special?

Suthers, R. A., Dec 1 2001, In : Netherlands Journal of Zoology. 51, 2, p. 217-242 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2000

Neural pathways for bilateral vocal control in songbirds

Wild, J. M., Williams, M. N. & Suthers, R. A., Jul 31 2000, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 423, 3, p. 413-426 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

Sensitive period for sensorimotor integration during vocal motor learning

Pytte, C. L. & Suthers, R. A., Jan 31 2000, In : Journal of Neurobiology. 42, 2, p. 172-189 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations
1999

A bird's own song contributes to conspecific song perception

Pytte, C. L. & Suthers, R. A., Jun 3 1999, In : NeuroReport. 10, 8, p. 1773-1778 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Bilaterally symmetrical respiratory activity during lateralized birdsong

Goller, F. & Suthers, R. A., Dec 13 1999, In : Journal of Neurobiology. 41, 4, p. 513-523 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

The neuromuscular control of birdsong

Suthers, R. A., Goller, F. & Pytte, C., May 29 1999, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 354, 1385, p. 927-939 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

152 Scopus citations
1998

Inspiratory muscle activity during bird song

Wild, J. M., Goller, F. & Suthers, R. A., Sep 5 1998, In : Journal of Neurobiology. 36, 3, p. 441-453 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations
1997

Peripheral control and lateralization of birdsong

Suthers, R. A., Nov 5 1997, In : Journal of Neurobiology. 33, 5, p. 632-652 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

97 Scopus citations
1996

Motor stereotypy and diversity in songs of mimic thrushes

Suthers, R. A., Goller, F. & Hartley, R. S., Jun 1 1996, In : Journal of Neurobiology. 30, 2, p. 231-245 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Role of syringeal muscles in controlling the phonology of bird song

Goller, F. & Suthers, R. A., Jul 1996, In : Journal of Neurophysiology. 76, 1, p. 287-300 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

135 Scopus citations

Role of syringeal muscles in gating airflow and sound production in singing brown thrashers

Goller, F. & Suthers, R. A., Feb 1996, In : Journal of Neurophysiology. 75, 2, p. 867-876 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

126 Scopus citations
1995

Implications for lateralization of bird song from unilateral gating of bilateral motor patterns

Goller, F. & Suthers, R. A., Jan 5 1995, In : Nature. 373, 6509, p. 63-66 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Scopus citations
1994

Lateralization and motor stereotype of song production in the brown‐headed cowbird

Allan, S. E. & Suthers, R. A., Sep 1994, In : Journal of Neurobiology. 25, 9, p. 1154-1166 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

Motor dynamics of song production by mimic thrushes

Suthers, R. A., Goller, F. & Hartley, R. S., Aug 1994, In : Journal of Neurobiology. 25, 8, p. 917-936 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Scopus citations
45 Scopus citations
1990

Contributions to birdsong from the left and right sides of the intact syrinx

Suthers, R. A., Jan 1 1990, In : Nature. 347, 6292, p. 473-477 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

112 Scopus citations

Lateralization of syringeal function during song production in the canary

Hartley, R. S. & Suthers, R. A., Dec 1990, In : Journal of Neurobiology. 21, 8, p. 1236-1248 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations
1989

Airflow and pressure during canary song: direct evidence for mini-breaths

Hartley, R. S. & Suthers, R. A., Jan 1 1989, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 165, 1, p. 15-26 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

111 Scopus citations

The acoustic behavior of the fish-catching bat, Noctilio leporinus, during prey capture

Hartley, D. J., Campbell, K. A. & Suthers, R. A., Jul 1989, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 86, 1, p. 8-27 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

The sound emission pattern of the echolocating bat, Eptesicus Fuscus

artley, D. J. & Suthers, R. A., Mar 1989, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 85, 3, p. 1348-1351 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Scopus citations
1988

The acoustic role of tracheal chambers and nasal cavities in the production of sonar pulses by the horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus hildebrandti

Suthers, R. A., Hartley, D. J. & Wenstrup, J. J., Nov 1 1988, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 162, 6, p. 799-813 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

The acoustics of the vocal tract in the horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus hildebrandti

Hartley, D. J. & Suthers, R. A., Oct 1988, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 84, 4, p. 1201-1213 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations