Light-dependent magnetoreception: orientation behaviour of migratory birds under dim red light

Company Of Biologists Ltd
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Journal Article
Journal Of Experimental Biology, 2008, 211 (20), pp. 3344 - 3350
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Magnetic compass orientation in migratory birds has been shown to be based on radical pair processes and to require light from the short wavelength part of the spectrum up to 565 nm Green. Under dim red light of 645 nm wavelength and 1 mW m(-2) intensity
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