Alphabetical inspiration and motivation for bloggers
The next letter in my A-Z blogging challenge is due. I chose “O” for owls.
What a beautiful and fascinating bird!
Originally posted on raaniyork:
I LOVE OWLS. They’re absolutely beautiful and even can become very tame and affectionate towards people. I don’t say it should be like this, but unfortunately it is. Still: please accept the fact that Owls are Wild Birds and need to live a nocturnal life out in the forests or mountains, where they belong.
In particular “Harry Potter” has damaged Owls’ reputation, giving children the impression that Owls can be held as pets and don’t need much else than pumpkin juice and nuts.
Very wrong. Owls are meat eaters and they hunt at night. Let’s see what we can find out about Owls:
Owls, birds of the orderStrigiformes, include about 200 species of mostly solitary and nocturnalbirds of prey typified by an upright stance, a large, broad head, binocular vision and binaural hearing, and feathers adapted for silent flight. Exceptions include the diurnal Northern Hawk Owl
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