Photoluminescence in the bill of the Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica

Jamie Dunning, Antony W. Diamond, Stephen E. Christmas, Emma Louise Cole, Rebecca L. Holberton, Hannah J. Jackson, Kevin G. Kelly, Dean Brown, Indira Rojas Rivera, Daniel Hanley*

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We report the discovery of photoluminescence in the ornamental bill of the Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica. The excitation and emission properties of the ceres of one dead and three live individuals were similar.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)570-573
Number of pages4
JournalBird Study
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2 Oct 2018
Externally publishedYes

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