A Tale OF A Barn Owl Tail

I learned something this morning. It will likely seem inconsequential to others but it was sort of a big deal for me.

 

1/3200, f/6.3, ISO 500, 500 f/4, natural light, not baited, set up or called in

A few minutes ago, while processing this recent Barn Owl image, I was [...]

Why The Killdeer Doesn’t “Perch”

More than half of all bird species (5000+) are classified in order Passeriformes and referred to as passerines. Passerines, sometimes known as perching birds or less accurately as songbirds, have four toes – three of them directed forward and one toe directed back.

This arrangement allows for stable perching on structures such as small branches [...]