Shape from Shading in Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris).

Qadri, Muhammad A.

Romero, L. Michael.

Cook, Robert G.


  • Birds behave as if they quickly and accurately perceive an object-filled visual world. Beyond the extensive research with pigeons, however, there is a large and important gap in our knowledge about the mechanisms of object perception and recognition in other avian visual systems. The pattern of shading reflected from the surfaces of objects is one important optical feature that provides fundamental ... read more
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  • Qadri, M. A. J., Romero, L. M., & Cook, R. G. (2014). Shape from shading in starlings (Sturnus vulgaris). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 128(4), 343-356.
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