Not all songbirds calibrate their magnetic compass from twilight cues: a telemetry study.

@article{Chernetsov2011NotAS,
  title={Not all songbirds calibrate their magnetic compass from twilight cues: a telemetry study.},
  author={Nikita Chernetsov and Dmitry Kishkinev and Vladislav Kosarev and Casimir V. Bolshakov},
  journal={The Journal of experimental biology},
  year={2011},
  volume={214 Pt 15},
  pages={2540-3}
}
Migratory birds are able to use the sun and associated polarised light patterns, stellar cues and the geomagnetic field for orientation. No general agreement has been reached regarding the hierarchy of orientation cues. Recent data from naturally migrating North American Catharus thrushes suggests that they calibrate geomagnetic information daily from… CONTINUE READING

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