Spatio-temporal use of the urban habitat by feral pigeons (Columba livia )

@article{Rose2006SpatiotemporalUO,
  title={Spatio-temporal use of the urban habitat by feral pigeons (Columba livia )},
  author={Eva Rose and Peter Nagel and Daniel Haag-Wackernagel},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={60},
  pages={242-254}
}
Feral pigeons are descendants of wild rock pigeons that have adapted to the urban habitat. They have partially conserved the foraging behaviour of their wild ancestors (flights to agricultural areas) but have also developed new habits. Previous studies on the foraging strategies of feral pigeons have given various results, e.g. maximum distances reached by the pigeons (measured in a straight line from the resting places) differed between 0.3–0.5 km and 18–25 km. This study focuses on the spatio… CONTINUE READING
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