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From Science Daily on 09-Jun-2020 09:50

Australia's most elusive bird, the Night Parrot, may not be much better at seeing in the dark than other parrots active during the day. New research reveals that the critically endangered parrot's visual system is not as well-adapted to life in the dark as would be expected for a nocturnal bird, raising concerns it might be adversely impacted by fencing in the Australian outback.


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