Discover Magazine cites Templeton, Mountjoy research

From: Discover Magazine

It’s said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but that’s only half-true for the Gouldian finch. Jennifer Templeton and James Mountjoy from Knox College, Illinois found that these beautiful birds only display their famous fussiness over mates if they’re looking with their right eye. If the right is shut, and the left eye is open, the birds have more catholic tastes. As Templeton writes, “Beauty, therefore, is in the right eye of the beholder for these songbirds.” The article was originally published in the journal Biology Letters… Read more…