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Barn Owl Landing
This Barn Owl, Cupid, was part of a raptor workshop that I took in November of 2016. I think he’s appropriately named, because with those white wings he looked almost like a little angel, and I could just imagine him using those penetrating eyes like an arrow on someone.
From Cornell’s “All About Birds” website: “By night, they hunt on buoyant wingbeats in open fields and meadows. You can find them by listening for their eerie, raspy calls, quite unlike the hoots of other owls. Despite a worldwide distribution, Barn Owls are declining in parts of their range due to habitat loss.”