The magnetic field as reference for the innate migratory direction in blackcaps,Sylvia atricapilla


When young migrants head for their wintering area for the first time, their migration route seems to be largely predetermined by an endogenous program that provides them with information on the direction and distance to be traveled [1]. The distance appears to be controlled by an endogenous time program determining the duration of migratory activity [2… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01142071


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