The effects of microwave radiation on avian dominance behavior.

  title={The effects of microwave radiation on avian dominance behavior.},
  author={Fred E. Wasserman and Christopher Dowd and Barney A Schlinger and D Byman and Sabrina Battista and Thomas H. Kunz},
  volume={5 3},
Seventeen birds from 12 flocks were exposed to microwave radiation under various combinations of power density and duration; three birds from two additional flocks served as sham-exposed controls. Experiments were conducted outdoors at Manomet, Massachusetts (41 degrees 56'N, 70 degrees 35'W) under normal winter ambient temperatures. Although irradiated birds maintained their positions within a flock hierarchy with one exception, some appeared to have a change in their level of aggression after… CONTINUE READING