Category archives for owl

Wow…Shape Shifting Owl

Via Cute Overload and NVDH.

Arctic Wolves and the Neighborhood Birds

Some very cool BBC vids of arctic wolves getting pestered by snowy owls, then doing some pestering of their own. Both videos are below the fold because, unfortunately, we can’t seem to prevent them from both running automatically and don’t want you to startle your cubicle mate unintentionally.

One of the world’s smallest and rarest owls was seen for the first time in the wild. The American Bird Conservancy announced the discovery Thursday by a group of researchers monitoring Peru’s northern jungle. The owl, called an “owlet” due to its emasculatingly small size, is so distinct that it has its own genus, “Xenoglaux,”…