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If you had ultra rapid vision

Video   •   Mar 18, 2016 18:00 GMT

The video clip visualize one advantage of the ultra rapid vision discovered in birds. The almost three times faster refreshment rate of visual input in a pied flycatcher than in a human makes it far easier to track and predict the flight paths of two blue bottle flies. This is most likely a crucial ability for a bird that catches its airborne prey on the wing. Credit: Malin Thyselius
License Creative Commons Attribution, no derivatives (?)
Video length 1:08