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Birds observed at Scott Island, Ross Sea, Antarctica
(African Seabird Group, 1996)
Scott Island is a basaltic volcanic plug about 500 m long and 150–300 m wide about 550 km northeast of Cape Adare, the closest point on the Antarctic Continent. This article reports on birds observed there during visits ...
Kiwi forego vision in the guidance of their nocturnal activities
(Public Library of Science, 2007-02)
Background: In vision, there is a trade-off between sensitivity and resolution, and any eye which maximises information gain at low light levels needs to be large. This imposes exacting constraints upon vision in nocturnal ...