Behavioral lateralization and optimal route choice in flying budgerigars.

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Partha S Bhagavatula; Charles Claudianos; Michael R Ibbotson; Mandyam V Srinivasan;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS Computational Biology,volume 10,issue 3 (issn: 1553-734X, eissn: 1553-7358)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003473, pmc: PMC3945070
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

Birds flying through a cluttered environment require the ability to choose routes that will take them through the environment safely and quickly. We have investigated some of the strategies by which they achieve this. We trained budgerigars to fly through a tunnel in wh... View more
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