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Slitted bird irises?



All,

Which modern bird have a slitted iris?
I  googled it and only one I could find were skimmers (_Rynchops_).

Question rises why dinosaurs are reconstructed with ones, even if nocturnal 
birds don't have them?

--Mikko Haaramo

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Mikko K. Haaramo
Vertebrate paleontologist (freelance)
Department of Geosciences and Geography
Subdepartment of BioGeosciences
P.O.Box 64 (Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a)
FIN-00014  University of Helsinki

tel: +358-2941-50821
email: mikko.haaramo(at)helsinki.fi
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