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Keywords: star compass
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (22): jeb243337.
Published: 18 November 2021
... disrupting magnetic compass orientation, but also reveal its limitations in experiments under free-flight conditions. Celestial compass Eurasian reed warbler Environmental cue Orientation cage Navigation Migration Orientation Songbird Star compass BBSRC http://dx.doi.org/10.13039...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (8): 1381–1387.
Published: 15 April 2013
... not recalibrate any of the compass systems during the experiment. As free-flying migrants can use all available orientation cues after release, it remains unknown whether our birds might have used the magnetic and/or star compass to determine their departure direction. The flight altitude of the birds could...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (22): 3855–3865.
Published: 15 November 2001
... to make detailed temporal analyses. First, we showed that the birds use a star compass. Then, we tested the birds under a stationary planetarium sky, which simulated the star pattern of the local sky at 02:35 h for 11 consecutive hours of the night, and compared the birds’ directional choices...