eyeshine


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eye·shine

 (ī′shīn′)
n.
The glow reflected from the eyes of some animals when struck by light in dark surroundings.

eyeshine

(ˈaɪˌʃaɪn)
n
(Zoology) the reflection of light from an animal's eye at night
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We'd been illuminating the grassy roadsides of South Dakota's Wind Cave National Park for two hours, searching for the telltale green eyeshine of a ferret, but nothing had turned up.
At the same time, we believe that the use of reflectors did not alter the sightability of marked individuals after capture: typically, during spotlight counts, deer were first detected thanks to the eyeshine effect of the tapetum lucidum, while the presence of reflectors was detected only at a later point in time (normally a few seconds).
The other Listed race on the card, 32Red EBF Stallions River Eden Fillies' Stakes, could be owned by Eyeshine.
As potential predators on pheasant and grouse moors wildcats are killed 'incidentally' by indiscriminate methods of predator control such as snares and 'lamping', a method of hunting at night using bright lights to detect eyeshine (Macdonald et al.
Recognizing that people are most apt to encounter night-active wildlife through the windshield of their car rather than out the window of their home provided a fun avenue to interpret the phenomenon of eyeshine.
Strikingly pallid in color, the animals forage high in the forest canopy, freeze in the spotlight and have a stunningly bright eyeshine.
Seeing a cat with eyeshine is creepy enough, but after seeing it in a spider, it took me exactly .
Most prosimians have a moist pointed snout and special eyes that reflect light--giving so-called eyeshine to those that are active at night.
Eyeshine distribution patterns recorded from the eyes of 19 mesopelagic decapod species were examined and related to the depths at which the species are found.
That eyeshine is its testimony, its voice, its words," Omishto realizes as they follow it.
He spotted dwarf caiman by the orange glow their eyes reflected by the river's side, a boa constrictor's white eyeshine in a tree, tree frogs and night birds.