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Super-Simple Ways to Identify Owl Species

Simple Ways to Identify Owl Species July 6, 2020 / 4 min read  You may have toldyourself,"an owl heard is as good as an owl seen"until now, but evenif you are a beginner, you can easily learn how to spot these amazing creaturesin nature. From color type to size and type of flying differences, here's howto differentiate owl species. Needed equipment Owls are nocturnal,so birders need reliable tools to spot them. This gives an advantage to owls, but with the following equipment, you can distinguish between owl's families easily. - Birding binoculars with a large aperture - A field guide map that includes photos of owls - Recordings of the sounds they make so you can train your birding ear...

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Owl Chicks’ Life – From Nest to Further

Owl Life – From Nest to Further May 22, 2020 / 5 min read  Owls are fascinating birds. Everything regarding their life, way of hunting, their skills, and even breeding and nesting is peculiar and quite different than other birds’ way of living. However, as different the later stages of life may seem, the beginning of an owl chick’s life does not differ from those of other birds, but surely that does not make it any less captivating. Owl’s stages of lifeBreeding rituals and timingDuring the breeding season, male owls hunt and try to seduce the females by calling and bringing food to her, dancing and spreading the wings. After the male owl has attracted her attention, copulation happens only...

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Owl Mythology In Different Cultures

Owl Mythology In Different Cultures February 29, 2020 / 5 min read  Even today, with reliable access to information and knowledge regarding nature and animals surrounding us, owls remain somewhat a mystery being so rare to see in certain parts of the world. Their silent flying at night and amazing camouflage while resting during the day, makes these birds intriguing species that have years and years of myths and stories behind them. Owl Mythology in Different Parts of the World  Depending on the area and the color of the owl, people have invented many stories and traditions around owls. These are some of the most popular myths that live today and are unique to each part of the world. The...

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10 Interesting Facts About Owls

10 Interesting Facts About Owls January 23, 2020 / 4 min read    Owls are intriguing and mysterious birds that aren’t that easy to spot in nature. Being so diverse – more than 200 species – they truly are a mystery to the untrained eye. Here we are going to unravel some of that mystery and hopefully answer the questions you had regarding these amazing nocturnal birds of prey.   Owls Have Super-Hearing Capabilities  Depending on the species, there are owls with asymmetrical ears. However, this isn’t a disadvantage but rather an advantage that enables them to be such good nocturnal hunters. Namely, some owls have their ears located at different heights on their head so they’re able to pinpoint...

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