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Lovebirds rotate at world record speed

Our high-speed videos of lovebirds turning on a dime, revealed how they improve sight and avoid blur by rotating their head at world record speeds of up to 2700 degrees per second. The finding got featured in The New York Times and was published in PLOS ONE. The paper features a detailed analysis of several surprising visual behaviors that lovebirds perform while