How Birds See The World As Compared To Humans


Birds are tetrachromats, they see four colors: UV, blue, green and red, whereas humans are trichromats and can only see three colors: blue, green, red. Hence the differences in vision below. Bear in mind, that the magenta UV ‘color’ shown here has been chosen to make it visible for us humans, it is a ‘false color’, as per definition UV light has no color.

Human Vision vs Bird Vision
Human Vision vs Bird Vision
Human Vision vs Bird Vision
Human Vision vs Bird Vision

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