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Lack of experience-based stratification in homing pigeon leadership hierarchies

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In societies that make collective decisions through leadership, a fundamental question concerns the individual attributes that allow certain group members to assume leadership roles over others. Homing pigeons form transitive leadership hierarchies during flock flights, where flock members are ranked according to the average time differences with which they lead or follow others' movement. Here, we test systematically whether leadership ranks in navigational hierarchies are correlated with pr...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1098/rsos.150518

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Nagy, M
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Biro, D
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Royal Society Publisher's website
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Royal Society Open Science Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Pages:
150518-150518
Publication date:
2016-01-13
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2054-5703
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uuid:a459ba67-e669-4ba9-acd9-8a2910921c00
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606929
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pubs:606929

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