Why Do Pigeons Bob Their Heads?

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The head bobbing in pigeons serves as a visual function. However, most researchers suggest that birds in movement bob their heads to balance their visual surroundings. Head bobbing is a distinctive feature in birds and happens in at least 8 of the 27 families of birds.
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