Saw the owl take flight from this nest as we approached
Heard their call in the woods near our house
Sitting in a eucalyptus tree.
Sitting in the sun, preening after a cold, damp morning.
Owls are a group of birds that belong to the order Strigiformes, constituting 200 extant bird of prey species. Most are solitary and nocturnal, with some exceptions (e.g., the Northern Hawk Owl). Owls hunt mostly small mammals, insects, and other birds, although a few species specialize in hunting fish. They are found in all regions of the Earth except Antarctica, most of Greenland, and some remote islands. Owls are characterized by their small beaks and wide...