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Tracking clock-shifted homing pigeons from familiar release sites.

Abstract:

Clock-shifted homing pigeons were tracked from familiar sites 17.1 km and 23.5 km from the home loft in Pisa, Italy, using an on-board route recorder. At the first release site, north of home, the majority of clock-shifted birds had relatively straight tracks comparable with those of control birds. At the second release site, south of home, the clock-shifted birds deflected in the direction predicted for the degree of clock shift, with many birds travelling some distance in the wrong directio...

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Bonadona, F More by this author
Holland, R More by this author
Dall'Antonia, L More by this author
Guilford, T More by this author
Benvenuti, S More by this author
Journal:
The Journal of experimental biology
Volume:
203
Issue:
Pt 2
Pages:
207-212
Publication date:
2000-01-05
EISSN:
1477-9145
ISSN:
0022-0949
URN:
uuid:2cd7b597-8d5e-4589-b6b4-42c3cfb8e462
Source identifiers:
244667
Local pid:
pubs:244667

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