Stationary underwater prey missed by reef herons, Egretta gularis: head position and light refraction at the moment of strike

Western Reef Heron (Egretta gularis) Science Article 2

abstract

This paper attempts to verify the importance of spatial positioning of the eyes of reef herons Egretta gularis schistacea, when coping with light refraction at the air-water interface.

Gadi Katzir et al, J Comp Physiol A (1989) 165:573-576

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