Pigeon navigation: magnetic sensors in beak a fallacy, says study

Published in The Hindu on April 12, 2012 Many animals and migratory birds use some kind of navigation system based on magnetic clues.  This helps them find their way even when they travel hundreds of kilometres. According to current evidence, a light-dependent “compass” that is located in the retina is one such tool. But in … Continue reading Pigeon navigation: magnetic sensors in beak a fallacy, says study