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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (20): jeb211565.
Published: 24 October 2019
... in an avian species. It recorded the eye movements of captive Indian peafowl ( Pavo cristatus ) as they jumped up onto and down from a perch. Peafowl shifted their eyes forward as they were jumping, increasing the degree of binocular overlap. Their eye movements were highly conjugate as they were jumping...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (18): 3237–3241.
Published: 15 September 2014
...Graham N. Askew One of the classic examples of an exaggerated sexually selected trait is the elaborate plumage that forms the train in male peafowl Pavo cristatus (peacock). Such ornaments are thought to reduce locomotor performance as a result of their weight and aerodynamic drag, but this cost...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (24): 3925–3935.
Published: 15 December 2002
...Nathan S. Hart SUMMARY The visual sense of the Indian blue-shouldered peafowl Pavo cristatus was investigated with respect to the spectral absorption characteristics of the retinal photoreceptors, the spectral transmittance of the ocular media and the topographic distribution of cells...