Table of contents for The homing instinct : meaning & mystery in animal migration / Bernd Heinrich.


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Preface vii
Introduction ix

I. Homing
Cranes Coming Home 5
Beelining 19
Getting to a Good Place 37
By the Sun, Stars, and Magnetic Compass 63
Smelling Their Way Home 95
Picking the Spot 109

II. Home-making and Maintaining
Architectures of Home 125
Home-making in Suriname 151
Home Crashers 167
Charlotte II: A Home Within a Home 181
The Communal Home 201

III. Homing Implications
The In and Out of Boundaries 221
Of Trees, Rocks, a Bear, and a Home 233
On Home Ground 247
Fire, Hearth, and Home 269
Homing to the Herd 283

Epilogue 303
Acknowledgments 315
Further Reading 317
Index 343



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Animal homing.