Rachel Muheim

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dramatic orientation shift of white-crowned sparrows displaced across longitudes in the high Arctic
    Susanne Akesson
    Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, Ecology Building, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Curr Biol 15:1591-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Magnetic compass orientation in C57BL/6J mice
    Rachel Muheim
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Learn Behav 34:366-73. 2006
  3. doi request reprint White-throated sparrows calibrate their magnetic compass by polarized light cues during both autumn and spring migration
    Rachel Muheim
    Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, Ecology Building, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    J Exp Biol 212:3466-72. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Polarized light cues underlie compass calibration in migratory songbirds
    Rachel Muheim
    Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, Ecology Building, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Science 313:837-9. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Orientation and autumn migration routes of juvenile sharp-tailed sandpipers at a staging site in Alaska
    Johanna Grönroos
    Department of Biology, Animal Ecology, Lund University, Ecology Building, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    J Exp Biol 213:1829-35. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Calibration of magnetic and celestial compass cues in migratory birds--a review of cue-conflict experiments
    Rachel Muheim
    Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    J Exp Biol 209:2-17. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Magnetic compass orientation in European robins is dependent on both wavelength and intensity of light
    Rachel Muheim
    Bird Migration Group, Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, Ecology Building, Sweden
    J Exp Biol 205:3845-56. 2002
  8. pmc Behavioural and physiological mechanisms of polarized light sensitivity in birds
    Rachel Muheim
    Department of Biology, Lund University, Lund 223 62, Sweden
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:763-71. 2011
  9. pmc Light-dependent magnetic compass orientation in amphibians and insects: candidate receptors and candidate molecular mechanisms
    John B Phillips
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J R Soc Interface 7:S241-56. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Magnetic maps in animals: a theory comes of age?
    Michael J Freake
    Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Lee University Cleveland, Tennessee 37311, USA
    Q Rev Biol 81:327-47. 2006

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Dramatic orientation shift of white-crowned sparrows displaced across longitudes in the high Arctic
    Susanne Akesson
    Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, Ecology Building, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Curr Biol 15:1591-7. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Magnetic compass orientation in C57BL/6J mice
    Rachel Muheim
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Learn Behav 34:366-73. 2006
    ..The positions of the nests built in the test arena showed strong unimodal orientation in the magnetic direction coinciding with the dark end of the training cage...
  3. doi request reprint White-throated sparrows calibrate their magnetic compass by polarized light cues during both autumn and spring migration
    Rachel Muheim
    Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, Ecology Building, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    J Exp Biol 212:3466-72. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Polarized light cues underlie compass calibration in migratory songbirds
    Rachel Muheim
    Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, Ecology Building, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Science 313:837-9. 2006
    ..We suggest that skylight polarization patterns are used to derive an absolute (i.e., geographic) directional system that provides the primary calibration reference for all of the compasses of migratory songbirds...
  5. doi request reprint Orientation and autumn migration routes of juvenile sharp-tailed sandpipers at a staging site in Alaska
    Johanna Grönroos
    Department of Biology, Animal Ecology, Lund University, Ecology Building, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    J Exp Biol 213:1829-35. 2010
    ..The juvenile sharp-tailed sandpipers responded clearly to the manipulated magnetic field under overcast skies, suggesting the use of a magnetic compass for selecting their courses...
  6. ncbi request reprint Calibration of magnetic and celestial compass cues in migratory birds--a review of cue-conflict experiments
    Rachel Muheim
    Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    J Exp Biol 209:2-17. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Magnetic compass orientation in European robins is dependent on both wavelength and intensity of light
    Rachel Muheim
    Bird Migration Group, Department of Animal Ecology, Lund University, Ecology Building, Sweden
    J Exp Biol 205:3845-56. 2002
    ....
  8. pmc Behavioural and physiological mechanisms of polarized light sensitivity in birds
    Rachel Muheim
    Department of Biology, Lund University, Lund 223 62, Sweden
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:763-71. 2011
    ..Intriguing parallels between the functional and physiological properties of PL reception and light-dependent magnetoreception could point to a common receptor system...
  9. pmc Light-dependent magnetic compass orientation in amphibians and insects: candidate receptors and candidate molecular mechanisms
    John B Phillips
    Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J R Soc Interface 7:S241-56. 2010
    ..g. magnetite-based) magnetoreception mechanism that secondarily interacts with other light-dependent processes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Magnetic maps in animals: a theory comes of age?
    Michael J Freake
    Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Lee University Cleveland, Tennessee 37311, USA
    Q Rev Biol 81:327-47. 2006
    ..Careful experimental design and interpretation of orientation data will be essential in the future to determine which components of the magnetic field are used to derive geographic position...