The eye of a procellariiform seabird, the Manx shearwater, Puffinus puffinus: visual fields and optical structure.

@article{Martin1991TheEO,
  title={The eye of a procellariiform seabird, the Manx shearwater, Puffinus puffinus: visual fields and optical structure.},
  author={Graham R. Martin and Michael de L. Brooke},
  journal={Brain, behavior and evolution},
  year={1991},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={65-78}
}
The Manx shearwater, Puffinus puffinus, is a pelagic sea bird which feeds from the surface of the sea and by shallow surface and plunge dives. Visits to breeding colonies are made at night. The mononuclear retinal field of the Manx shearwater eye is 148 degrees wide and is asymmetric with respect to the optic axis. The nasal and temporal hemi-fields equal 65 and 83 degrees, respectively. The binocular field is long and narrow, and the central placement of the bill suggests that vision is used… CONTINUE READING

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