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Miriam Liedvogel works on the genetics of migration

Miriam Liedvogel is working on the genetics of migration and recently gave a presentation on this at RIN13: the world animal navigation conference. She asks the big key question: How do animals migrate? She suggests that we should think about … Continue reading

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Cuckoo Navigation a Theory

We know that cuckoos nest over winter in the Congo and breed in Europe. UK cuckoos arrive in the latter part of April and lay their eggs in another bird’s nest. The common host of cuckoos are Reed warblers, Meadow pipits and … Continue reading

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The genetics of migration on the move

Intro to the paper >>>> This paper is important as it begins to investigate a genetic basis to animal navigation  and focuses on finding markers to get a grip on understanding the underlying genetic architecture of migration Cross-breeding experiments were carried out … Continue reading

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