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Keywords: magnetic anomaly
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (18): 2983–2990.
Published: 15 September 2009
...Roswitha Wiltschko; Ingo Schiffner; Wolfgang Wiltschko SUMMARY Pigeons were released in a strong magnetic anomaly with fast changes in intensity and gradients directions, about 60 km from their loft, and, for comparison, at the border of the anomaly and at a control site. The vanishing bearings...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 170 (1): 127–141.
Published: 1 September 1992
...Charles Walcott ABSTRACT Homing pigeons from our old lofts at Fox Ridge Farm in Lincoln, MA, were disoriented when released at places where the earth’s magnetic field was irregular - so-called ‘magnetic anomalies’. The orientation of pigeons raised in our lofts at Cornell in Ithaca, NY...