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Atomiklan

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Before starting, we really need a new subforum for avian physiology...

So was just sitting with Lada and learned something completely new. I feel like maybe I knew this about birds at one point in my life long ago, but still, I was SHOCKED by this when I saw it! Lada has a semi transparent additional eyelid. Incredible! Have yet more reading to do on avian physiology! Very cool! I should probably be more specific and mention that Lada is an Eclectus as it is even more incredible (but understandable) how varied parrot eyes are even between species. Learning more every day!
 

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Before starting, we really need a new subforum for avian physiology...
Hahaha. You'd be the only one posting there! We could call it Atomiklan's Place.


So was just sitting with Lada and learned something completely new. I feel like maybe I knew this about birds at one point in my life long ago, but still, I was SHOCKED by this when I saw it! Lada has a semi transparent additional eyelid. Incredible! Have yet more reading to do on avian physiology! Very cool! I should probably be more specific and mention that Lada is an Eclectus as it is even more incredible (but understandable) how varied parrot eyes are even between species. Learning more every day!
I think this sort of discovery is why many of us are so fascinated by birds. Dogs, cats, we pretty much know or can read about. Birds, they're like little mystery packages that we unwrap layer by layer.
 

Atomiklan

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Hahaha. You'd be the only one posting there! We could call it Atomiklan's Place.
I doubt that very much :)

I find it hard to believe I am the only person here interested or astonished by the differences present in birds. There must be others out there with questions specific to physiology and these questions currently have no obvious home. This category is far too fruitful to ignore. I am being very serious and think the admins should at least consider it. I think a lot of people would benefit from it.
 

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Yes there are, and also a lot here who have knowledge to share. :)

I was teasing you.
 

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Birds are so amazing:heart: I find avian fysiology very interesting, I still have sooo much to learn:rolleyes:
I like Reading your posts, it makes me pay attention to things I have become used to:)
Ducks have that as well:
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You can see it a bit here, though I don't know if the fysiology is the same of course, I Will look into that, it is quite interesting:Dv
 
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