In “An island in Florida is paying residents to let a special owl burrow in their front yard,” Scottie Andrew (CNN) reports on Florida’s dwindling population of burrowing owls and an incentive that seems to be working on Marco Island, off Florida’s Gulf Coast. Florida’s dwindling population of burrowing owls is having trouble finding homes. […]
This 14 December 2019 video is called 10 Most Beautiful Owl Birds on Planet Earth.
Photographer Brad Wilson specialises in studio portraits of wild animals, from birds to primates to the diverse wildlife of the African safari. His book Wild Life includes these portraits of different types of owls which were found at two wildlife sanctuaries and were recovering from various injuries Photos and Article by Brad Wilson.Long-eared owl Great […]
Fallen from the nest This tawny frogmouth chick fell out of its nest just a few days short of being able to fly, but thankfully the Northern Rivers Wildlife Carers have been advising on care. Image Credit: Photograph by ABC Open contributor susannah_keogh via Fallen from the nest – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
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 […]
Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk 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: yourshot.nationalgeographic.com “They huddle together in such roosts for warmth, the most dominant birds taking the center […]
By Damian Carrington as published on The Guardian The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilization, say the world’s leading scientists Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an […]