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I am not going to speculate about the emotions that might be involved in avian infidelity. ---->>>

Compared with mammals, birds have relatively large eyes. In simple terms, a bigger eye means better vision, and excellent vision is essential for avoiding collisions in flight, or for capturing fast-moving or camouflaged prey. Birds' eyes, however, are deceptive - they are bigger than they look. ---->>>

There are several ways we can know what a dog, a bird or, indeed, any other organism can see, for example either by looking at the structure of the eye and comparing it with other species, or by behavioural tests. ---->>>

The human eye has long fascinated lovers, artists and physicians. The ancient Greeks dissected eyes, but struggled to understand how they worked, unclear as to whether they received or emanated light. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: 02-20, 1950
Occupation: Scientist

Timothy Robert Birkhead FRS (born 28 February 1950) is a British zoologist, and professor of behavior and evolution at the University of Sheffield.(wikipedia)