Hummingbirds and Color

Hummingbirds and Color

A new color palette: Hummingbirds can see colors we can’t even imagine. Their color discernment goes well beyond our rainbow color spectrum, writes Virginia Morell for Nat Geo. Researchers studying wild broad-tailed hummingbirds in Colorado found they could determine spectral-colored feeders from feeders in nonspectral colors. “Seeing them do this right in front of my eyes is one of the most exciting things I’ve ever witnessed,” says Mary Stoddard, a Princeton evolutionary biologist.

Read more at: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2020/06/hummingbirds-see-colors-outside-rainbow/?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=crm-email::src=ngp::cmp=editorial::add=Animals_20200618&rid=B3A6CED8605047579A2791D10CEA9344

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