Common Nighthawks – Why Do They Keep Their Eyes Closed When They’re perched?

Nighthawks are mysterious and unusual birds in more ways than one. […]

A Singing Meadowlark Who Then Does A Weird Sideways Takeoff

For me it doesn’t get much better than a meadowlark singing on fresh, green sagebrush in the spring. But in this case it was the takeoff that really attracted my attention. […]