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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (20): jeb163089.
Published: 22 October 2018
... as the study of navigational mechanisms used by migratory and other wild birds becomes more accessible. Navigational map Familiar area map Migratory navigation Olfaction Geomagnetism Bird Beginning in the 1950s, laboratories in the United Kingdom ( Matthews, 1951 ) and Germany ( Kramer, 1957...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 130 (1): 63–86.
Published: 01 July 1987
... inclination is steepest, than over other parts of the study area and at another study area with a normal geomagnetic field. The descents lasted on average about 2 min, with a mean angle of descent of 2.6°, leading to a height loss of about 100 m before level flight was resumed. Flock formations were...
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J Exp Biol (1986) 120 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 January 1986
...JOSEPH L. KIRSCHVINK; ANDREW E. DIZON; JAMES A. WESTPHAL We tested the hypothesis that cetaceans use weak anomalies in the geomagnetic field as cues for orientation, navigation and/or piloting. Using the positions of 212 stranding events of live animals in the Smith sonian compilation which fall...