Owls

Spunky Owl

Spunky Owl

Northern Saw-whet Owl. Photo © Allen Shank. Midnight on a spring night, only a sliver of moon overhead, the forest is dark. A small bird of prey, a Northern Saw-whet Owl, perches on a tree limb,...

Focus Illustrated, February 2024

Focus Illustrated, February 2024

I was intrigued by this Northern Pygmy Owl photo as soon as I saw it. What a splendid photo opportunity Josiah had. My fingers itched, though, to do a few tweaks, some of which we have touched on in...

Chasing Short-eared Owls

Chasing Short-eared Owls

Short-eared Owl flying over a farm field. Photo © Adrian Shank. It was the evening of December 31, 2020. I was returning home from trying to find one more year bird, when my birding friend Tim Byler...

My Chosen Spot

My Chosen Spot

My Chosen Spot Contest Third Place Winner Bobcat. Photo © Hotshotsworldwide|Dreamstime.com. The pond? The tree stand? Some place along the creek which meanders through the wood? So many, many lovely...

Covers, July 2023

Covers, July 2023

African elephants. Photo © Aelice/iStock.com. Eastern Screech-Owl feeding young. Photo © Marlin D. Shank.

Caption This Eastern Screech-Owl

Caption This Eastern Screech-Owl

We invite you to submit your caption for this photograph of a parent Eastern Screech-Owl bringing a night crawler to the young. The photograph will be used on the back of the July issue, along with...