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POUL 1010E Module 6 Learning Objectives and Study Guide Module 6 concepts to understand: Chapter 10 of textbook difference between pigeons and doves worldwide distribution unusual drinking method nesting behavior crop milk production, its composition, evolutionary advantage and general nutrient value relative to human and cow milk large number of pigeon species but many (20%) species threatened, 12 extinct passenger pigeon most abundant bird to extinction mourning dove and hunting domesticated and feral pigeons originated from the blue barred rock dove Eurasian Collared dove and the rapid spread of this invasive species historical perspective (symbolism and use in wars - both for messages and for
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Unformatted text preview: espionage, famous pigeons) project sea hunt the biological basis for homing ability (sun compass, sensitivity to the earth’s magnetic field, vision and memory, olfactory) two phases of homing ability loft design (general overall parameters to be concerned with) essentials of feeding racing pigeons the basics of training racing pigeons -local club pigeon racing (racing terms such as counter mark, liberator, etc) how is the winner of the race determined? one loft races drugs in pigeon racing (in general what are used and what are their effects) the information on permanent pigeon bands conflict between raptors and pigeon owners...
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  • Spring '09
  • DAVIS
  • 20%, Columbidae, POUL 1010E, permanent pigeon bands, -local club pigeon, training racing pigeons

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