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It [seems / seem] we share photos online of everything these days, from what we eat [for / from] breakfast to the new shoes we have [brought / bought] . Researchers have recently published [the / a] study about what kinds of bird photos we like on the social media [sight / site] Instagram. This is a photo and video-sharing social networking service on which [downloaded / uploaded] images are viewable for just 24 [hours / hourly] . The researchers are from the University of Konstanz in Germany. They looked into the question. "What makes a [grate / great] bird photo?" They tried to find the most 'instagrammable' bird. They [discovery / discovered] that the frogmouth is our favourite. This is a [nocturnal / nocturne] bird that is found from India, across Southeast Asia to Australia.

The researchers analysed [nears / nearly] 30,000 bird photos from nine [popularity / popular] bird photography Instagram accounts. They created a special computer algorithm to [fund / find] which photos [attracted / attractive] the most "likes" on the photo-sharing [stage / platform] . Ornithologist Tim Snyder suggested the frogmouth was the most liked bird [because / due] of its large eyes and wide beak. He said that while most birds' eyes are [positioned / posted] on the sides of their head, the frogmouth's eyes are more [on / in] the centre of its face, which makes the bird appear more "humanlike". Wildlife [photography / photographer] Graeme Purdy told the BBC: "Anything cute and [cuddle / cuddly] evokes something in human nature - and particularly anything with big eyes."

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