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Further evidence for visual landmark involvement in the pigeon's familiar area map

Abstract:

In previous experiments suggesting that previewing visual landscapes speeds homing from familiar release sites, restricted access to olfactory cues may have artefactually encouraged homing pigeons, Columba liviato resort to visual landmark orientation. Since evidence for the role of visual landmarks in wide-ranging avian orientation is still equivocal, Braithwaite and Guilford's (1991, Proc. R. Soc. Lond. Ser. B245, 183-186) 'previewing' experiments were replicated: birds were allowed or deni...

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10.1006/anbe.1996.0389

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Animal behaviour
Volume:
53
Issue:
6
Pages:
1203-1209
Publication date:
1997-06-01
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ISSN:
0003-3472
Source identifiers:
386928
Language:
English
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pubs:386928
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uuid:24df819c-485b-4658-a209-2409735a95ed
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pubs:386928
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2013-11-16

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