Book 2005

Avian Navigation: Pigeon Homing as a Paradigm

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ISBN: 978-3-540-22385-6 (Print) 978-3-540-26432-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XII

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-5

    Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 7-16

    Observation Data Used to Investigate Pigeon Homing

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    Chapter

    Pages 17-51

    Basic Features of Pigeon Homing

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    Chapter

    Pages 53-58

    Potential Input Signals Exploitable for Home-Finding

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    Chapter

    Pages 59-68

    The Role of the Sun

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    Chapter

    Pages 69-85

    The Role of the Geomagnetic Field

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    Chapter

    Pages 87-147

    The Role of the Chemical Atmosphere

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    Chapter

    Pages 149-160

    The Role of the Visual Landscape

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    Chapter

    Pages 161-168

    The Neural Bases of Pigeon Homing

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    Chapter

    Pages 169-182

    Homing in Other Birds

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    Chapter

    Pages 183-186

    Research History: Blind Alleys and an Unexpected Passage

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    Chapter

    Pages 187-193

    Overall Synthesis and Perspective

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 195-229