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Birds Evolved Ultraviolet Vision Eight Times Per New Study


Science & Tech  (tags: animals, wildlife, discovery, ancient )

Bryan
- 1262 days ago - examiner.com
All modern daytime birds either have violet sensitive or ultraviolet sensitive vision that involves the genes responsible for producing the light sensitive pigment (SWS1 opsin).



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Tania Koshman (7)
Monday February 11, 2013, 4:20 am
noted
 

Elie N. (14)
Monday February 11, 2013, 4:57 am
Cute bird :)
 

Roger Garin-michaud (150)
Monday February 11, 2013, 2:00 pm
noted, thanks !
 

Danuta Watola (1269)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 3:38 am
noted
 

Caroline S. (82)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 3:38 am
Noted. Beautiful,beautiful bird !!!
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (403)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 4:10 am
Noted. Thanks Bryan!
 

Autumn Away S. (151)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 4:48 am
Noted, thanks Bryan
 

. (0)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 4:50 am
pretty bird!
 

Suzanne Off Until Site Fixed (127)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 7:03 am
Fabulous picture & interesting article. TY Bryan.
 

Brad Kraus (6)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 12:21 pm
Very interesting article, thank you for posting.
 

Natalie V. (27)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 3:55 pm
noted, thanks
 

Birgit W. (156)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 3:55 pm
Interesting. Thank you
 

g d c. (0)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 4:22 pm
ty
 

marie T. (163)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 5:01 pm
Good article thanks
 

Mitchell D. (136)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 5:38 pm
Cool!
 

greenplanet e. (155)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 5:50 pm
Very interesting.
 

DaleLovesOttawa O. (198)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 10:14 pm
Fascinating, Nature has such intricate adaptations for all species!
 

Bmr Reddy (8)
Wednesday February 13, 2013, 12:11 am
Noted
 

Care member (1)
Wednesday February 13, 2013, 4:11 am
Noted
 

Tanya W. (65)
Wednesday February 13, 2013, 5:42 am
Noted thank you.
 
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