Three Baby Owl Chicks.

A great picture taken in Vygonoshchi, Belarus of three baby owl chicks keeping each other company at a local wildlife sanctuary. Image Credit: Photograph by Sergei Gapon/AFP/Getty Images. Source: Best photos of the day: cooling off in Delhi and baby owls | News | The Guardian

Zeus, Blind Owl with Stars in his Eyes.

One morning, someone in Southern California found an injured owl on their porch. It turned out to be a blind Western Screech Owl with eyes that look like a starry night. After a visit to the vet, the owl found a new permanent home at the Wildlife Learning Center in Sylmar, California. He was named […]

The Angry Baby Owl.

Photograph by Etienne on Flickr Even owls can have bad days! This baby owl has a feather sticking out and doesn’t look too pleased about it. Owls, birds of the order Strigiformes, include about 200 species of mostly solitary and nocturnal birds of prey typified by an upright stance, a large, broad head, binocular vision […]

The Great Grey Owl is Fearless.

Great grey owls perch on relatively low tree branches, making them a photographer’s dream. This particular owl and another juvenile in the area were quite dedicated hunters and would search for mice and voles in the dry grass and meadows, swooping long and low before gliding back up to a suitable perch. It was seemingly […]

The ‘Powerful Owl’ is a Top Predator.

Photo: Brendan Sheean says powerful owls were classified as apex predators and mainly hunted tree-dwelling mammals. (ABC News: Adrienne Francis) Bird enthusiasts are in a flutter after a rare sighting of Australia’s largest owl, the powerful owl, spotted devouring ringtail possums and sulphur-crested cockatoos in a suburban Canberra park. The owl has taken up long-term […]

The Masters of Disguise.

Photo and caption by Graham McGeorge Masters of disguise. The Eastern Screech Owl is seen here doing what they do best. You better have a sharp eye to spot these little birds of prey. Location: Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia, USA. via Portrait of an Eastern Screech Owl – Traveler Photo Contest 2013 – National Geographic.

A Tiny Gray Owl is hiding here.

Image Credit: Photograph by Mauro Mozzarelli, National Geographic Your Shot. A cleverly camouflaged gray owl protects its nest in this Your Shot picture chosen for the Daily Dozen roundup of editors’ favorites. This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot. via Owl Picture — Bird Photo — National Geographic Photo of the Day.

Small Owls Huddling Together.

Source: Birds are warm blooded animals, which means that they maintain their body temperature independent of the environment. However, quite often their tiny size forces them to adapt, and even work together, when it gets cold outside. Source: “They huddle together in such roosts for warmth, the most dominant birds taking the center […]

‘Thanks for your Undivided Attention’.

“Thanks for your undivided attention.” Image Credit: Photograph by Erni Great gray owls’ asymmetrically set ear openings help them locate noises by using the time difference in which the sound is perceived in the right and left ear. (From The Little Book of Thanks by Anne Rogers Smyth) Source: “Thank you for your undivided attention.”

Trraffic camera snaps Snowy Owl in flight.

Traffic cameras don’t generally take interesting photographs, but sometimes they get lucky. Such was the case in January, when Transport Quebec’s traffic camera snapped several pictures of an owl mid-flight. The photos of the majestic bird’s flyby were taken right by highway 40 in Montreal, Canada. Quebec transport minister Robert Poëti tweeted the pictures. Source: […]