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The orientational salience of visual cues to the homing pigeon

Abstract:

A potentially valuable method for investigating the role of visual landmarks in the familiar area map is to use an open-field arena food-searching task, allowing landmarks and the sun compass to be independently manipulated. In previous such experiments performed outdoors, homing pigeons, Columba livia, primarily used the sun compass rather than visual cues to locate the target goal. One possible reason for this result may have been that the artificial two-dimensional landmarks provided lacke...

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10.1006/anbe.1996.0402

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
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ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR More from this journal
Volume:
53
Issue:
2
Pages:
287-296
Publication date:
1997-02-01
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ISSN:
0003-3472
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pubs:386933
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uuid:1f37e150-43d3-40c1-8ba0-717e89c3b9b3
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pubs:386933
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386933
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2013-11-16

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