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Research Article

Migratory Reed Warblers Need Intact Trigeminal Nerves to Correct for a 1,000 km Eastward Displacement

  • Dmitry Kishkinev equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Dmitry Kishkinev, Nikita Chernetsov

    dmitry.kishkinev@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Arbeitsgruppe “Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation”, Institut für Biologie und Umweltwissenschaften & Research Centre for Neurosensory Sciences, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany

    Current address: Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada

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  • Nikita Chernetsov equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Dmitry Kishkinev, Nikita Chernetsov

    Affiliation: Biological Station Rybachy, Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Rybachy, Kaliningrad Region, Russia

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  • Dominik Heyers,

    Affiliation: Arbeitsgruppe “Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation”, Institut für Biologie und Umweltwissenschaften & Research Centre for Neurosensory Sciences, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany

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  • Henrik Mouritsen

    Affiliation: Arbeitsgruppe “Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation”, Institut für Biologie und Umweltwissenschaften & Research Centre for Neurosensory Sciences, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany

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  • Published: June 26, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065847

About the Authors

Dmitry Kishkinev, Dominik Heyers, Henrik Mouritsen
Arbeitsgruppe “Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation”, Institut für Biologie und Umweltwissenschaften & Research Centre for Neurosensory Sciences, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
Nikita Chernetsov
Biological Station Rybachy, Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Rybachy, Kaliningrad Region, Russia

Corresponding Author

Email: dmitry.kishkinev@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NC DK DH HM. Analyzed the data: DK NC DH HM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DK NC DH HM. Wrote the paper: DK. Performed surgeries: DH. Performed orientation tests: DK NC DH. Contributed significantly to manuscript revisions: NC DH HM.