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POWERFUL OWL (Ninox strenua) Midgley, D. 2016. “Powerful Owl” Australia Whilst not the biggest nor the strongest owl living today, with a wingspan reaching nearly a metre and a half, the powerful owl can at least take the title over the other owl species on the Australian continent (and unless I’m mistaken, that’s exactly why they got the name).

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I used to have the walls of my studio filled with sketches and stuff I worked on. This was my ‘bird-section’ at one point. Maybe I should start a new wall with a new theme, what do you think?

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Gray Jay
(Perisoreus canadensis)

Voted as Canada's National bird by Canadian Geographic Canadian Geographic...

Gray Jay (Perisoreus canadensis) Voted as Canada's National bird by Canadian Geographic Canadian Geographic, the Gray Jay is also known as Canada Jay. This bird hoards food during the summer and can remember exactly where to find it during the peal of winter. Great memory, much too curious and can be quite at ease with humans. Found in all provinces and territories of Canada, preferring the bo...

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A monograph of the Alcedinidae or, family of kingfishers By Sharpe, Richard Bowdler, 1847-1909 Publication info London :Published by the author,1868-71. BHL Collections: Ernst Mayr Library of the MCZ, Harvard University

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Little Penguins - The smallest penguins on the world Commonly known as Little Penguin, Fairy Penguin, and Blue Penguin, Eudyptula minor (Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae) is the smallest penguin in the world; this flightless bird stands at an average height of 30 cm and has a weight of 1.1 to 1.2 kg. Like the chicks in the photo, juveniles have a dorsal plumage that is a brighter light blue than...

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Poop is a secret resource for Cactus Wrens nesting in the deserts of the American southwest and northern...

Poop is a secret resource for Cactus Wrens nesting in the deserts of the American southwest and northern Mexico.  Field guides don’t mention certain topics of bird behavior. Messy public relations problems of urban colony-nesting birds are occasionally described by newspapers before the newsprint serves double duty in the bottom of bird cages.  For Cactus Wrens feeding their chicks under ...

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Ornis Caucasica. The birdlife of the Caucasus By Radde, Gustav, 1831-1903 Publication info; Kassel: Publisher of Theodor Fischer, 1884th Contributor: Smithsonian Libraries Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library

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