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Robustness of flight leadership relations in pigeons

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Collective animal movements produce spectacular natural phenomena that arise from simple local interactions among group members. Flocks of homing pigeons, Columba livia, provide a useful model for the study of collective motion and decision making. During homing flights, flock members are forced to resolve potentially divergent navigational preferences in order to stay together and benefit from flying in a group. Recent work has demonstrated that some individuals consistently contribute more ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Role:
Author
Journal:
ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR
Volume:
86
Issue:
4
Pages:
723-732
Publication date:
2013-10-05
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ISSN:
0003-3472
URN:
uuid:c599f65e-4dc3-4111-b17d-9dd63b2d588c
Source identifiers:
425543
Local pid:
pubs:425543

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