[Tweeters] Pigeons Vote On Leaders With Their Wings

Devorah the Ornithologist birdologist at gmail.com
Sat Sep 24 12:34:57 PDT 2016


Hello everyone,

here's a piece I just finished about leadership amongst pigeons. According
to a recently published study, pigeons replace misinformed flock leaders by
collectively choosing to follow better-informed individuals. How did the
authors figure this out? well, they jet-lagged their study birds! here's
the story of how they did this study:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/grrlscientist/2016/09/24/pigeons-vote-on-leaders-with-their-wings/

cheers,

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