SENSORY ORGANS: VIEW OF OWLS

As many of you know, the sight of owls is particularly developed. The development of their vision system, however, is different from the diurnal birds of prey. In the latter, the view is developed towards a higher definition of images, thanks to a high concentration of cones in their fovea…

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LA VALLE DEI FALCHI

Alla scoperta della valle del Giongo, una piccola e affascinante valle alle pendici del Canto Alto, vero paradiso per piccoli e grandi uccelli.   Biancone (Circaetus gallicus) Con la loro capacità di raggiungere vertiginose altezze, distinguere cose minuscole da grandissime distanze, muoversi nel cielo senza battere le ali, gli uccelli…

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THE BONE EATER

The bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus, Linnaeus 1784) is a bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, the only species of the genus Gypaetus. It is a vulture of the Old World and is the largest among those nesting in Europe, with a wingspan between 265 and 285 cm and a…

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