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  • 2018-3-01
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Featured Article in Animal Behaviour


Wild hummingbirds require a consistent view of landmarks to pinpoint a goal location

David J. Pritchard, T. Andrew Hurly, Susan D. Healy
Animal Behaviour, Volume 137, March 2018, Pages 83–94