Bhagavatula, Partha(Parthasarathy; Claudianos, Charles; Ibbotson, Michael; Srinivasan, Mandyam V
Although considerable effort has been devoted to investigating how birds migrate over large distances, surprisingly little is known about how they tackle so successfully the moment-to-moment challenges of rapid flight through cluttered environments . It has been suggested that birds detect and avoid obstacles  and control landing maneuvers [3-5] by using cues derived from the image motion that is generated in the eyes during flight. Here we investigate the ability of budgerigars to fly...[Show more]
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