Reports

An Eagle's Eye: Quality of the Retinal Image

Science  26 May 1972:
Vol. 176, Issue 4037, pp. 920-922
DOI: 10.1126/science.176.4037.920

Abstract

The optical quality of a living eagle's eye was determined by an ophthalmoscopic method. The performance of the eye was substantially better than that reported for humans, but did not confirm some of the wilder claims made for such birds.