Because it’s Friday: a pigeon in a mask

Because it’s Friday: a pigeon in a mask

If you’d looked to the skies in Oxford, UK, during the summer of 2016 you could have been forgiven for thinking you had spotted the world’s first bionic pigeons.

The birds in question would have been members of a very special cohort trained to wear custom-designed head sensors to track how they navigated using eye movements. The results are now revealed in a study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology.

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Published in Cosmos Magazine.

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