How fast can raptors see?

  title={How fast can raptors see?},
  author={S. Potier and M. Lieuvin and M. Pfaff and A. Kelber},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Biology},
ABSTRACT Birds, and especially raptors, are highly visual animals. Some of them have the highest spatial resolving power known in the animal kingdom, allowing prey detection at distance. While many raptors visually track fast-moving and manoeuvrable prey, requiring high temporal resolution, this aspect of their visual system has never been studied before. In this study, we estimated how fast raptors can see, by measuring the flicker fusion frequency of three species with different lifestyles… Expand

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