Owls are animals famous for being nocturnal hunters. But not every owl is nocturnal. Some like to be active and hunt during the day.
A couples years ago, I attended a falconism exhibition and learned that the eye color of the owls can give you a hint on their habits. Then, today, as I was preparing this post, I decided to do a little research on that, just to confirm and realized there is also a third type, the crepuscular.
And I just happen to have pictures from all three, taken on the exhibition I mentioned above. Here they are:
This post was written in response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Eye Spy
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Thank you for sharing this. I was unaware that there were three different kinds. 🙂
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Great owl shots – and I agree – I had no idea of the difference in eyes and what that means. Thank you for posting.
Thanks for coming by. This is interesting; I had no idea eye color corresponded to hunt time.