Which Came First: the Dinosaur or the Bird?
The consensus is in: Birds are living dinosaurs. But how that epic evolutionary leap took place remains one of science’s greatest mysteries.
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It’s not easy to get owls to mug for the camera. Even in captivity the birds remain aloof, unruffled by the flash and unmoved by attempts to bribe them. Photographer Brad Wilson learned that lesson firsthand after trying to win over owls from the World Bird Sanctuary in St. Louis and The Wildlife Center near Española, New Mexico. He spent hours with each bird, trying to capture its direct gaze. “It’s hard to get animals to look at you like humans do,” he says. “That shot became my holy grail.”
Magnifiques portraits de chouettes/hiboux !
Avec pour les amateur.e.s, quelques cris.
Ici, la Western Screech Owl ou Petit-duc des montagnes ▻http://www.audubon.org/sites/default/files/WESCOW_3.songnum3_AZkc.mp3