Eastern Screech Owl
An Eastern Screech Owl
Is that a wink?
Watching the humans down there
Eastern Screech Owl (male)
A very unusual perch.
A proud bird with his meal.
With catfish for lunch.
Osprey with meal
He took his fish to this branch for lunch. Along the Peace River near Lake Suzy, FL
Red Shouldered Hawks
I heard her call and his response. I know what happened but by the time I got the view, it was long over and away he went.
Red Shouldered Hawk
An intense stare.
looking for a meal
Was near the nest posing for us.
Watching and waiting.
He just missed a meal so watches for another opportunity
Barred Owls roost quietly in trees during the day, though they can occasionally be heard calling in daylight hours.
A very quiet creature, day or night. They glide silently thru the air.
She silently glided to the ground but didn't find a prey.
Watching and waiting
This was taken at Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary near Naples, FL
Looking for the source of some noise.
Although he (she?) was fairly alert for a while, he was comfortable enough with me that he tucked in that one foot. I suspect he has seen a camera pointed at him before.
In Cape Coral
Burrowing Owl pair
One we have seen and now the two together.
A Burrowing Owl
Watching over the nest (Burrow)
A pair of Burrowing Owls
She is returning to the burrow under the watchful eye of her mate.
And this is why it is called a Red Shouldered Hawk
A young burrowing owl
Perched, hiding, waiting for a meal to come by
Leaving the nest