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Milvago chimango (Chimango caracara)

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Cell Type SampledGanglion Cells
Staining/Visualization MethodCresyl Violet
Type of Retinal SpecializationFovea and Area Centralis
Peak Density 38000
Peak Density UnitsCells/sq.mm
Retinal Position of SpecializationF= C, AC= TC
Total Number of Cells
ReferenceInzunza, O., H. Bravo, et al. (1991). "Topography And Morphology Of Retinal Ganglion-Cells In Falconiforms - A Study On Predatory And Carrion-Eating Birds." Anatomical Record 229(2): 271-277.
Figure Number2bi
PublisherWiley-Liss, Inc
Species Information
Taxonomic Classification (Vertebrate Class)Aves
SubclassNeognathae
OrderFalconiformes
SpeciesMilvago chimango
Common NameChimango caracara
Depth
HabitatPursues prey from the ground, preys on insects and carrion eater
Body Size
Developmental StageAdult
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