Experimental and analytical techniques used in bird orientation research.

  title={Experimental and analytical techniques used in bird orientation research.},
  author={Annika Helbig},
Our present understanding of orientation behaviour in birds is based on a broad array of observational, experimental and analytical (statistical) techniques, which are briefly reviewed here. As an extremely productive model the homing behaviour of pigeons has allowed especially diverse experimental manipulations documenting the involvement of magnetic, visual and olfactory cues in orientation. Work with migratory birds has profited greatly from the design of several kinds of orientation cages… CONTINUE READING
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