Friday, October 24, 2008

Beak of the Week!

Yay Victoria! Thanks for guessing last week's beak, the bateleur eagle! That is one beautiful beak, for sure.

This week's beak is teensy, but with big appeal. Its owner is native to the U.S. and weighs in at a miniscule 7-9 ounces.

These feet come out at night to snatch a tasty mouse:

The bird behind these eyes is one of the fiercest predators in North America:
You talkin' to me?

Good luck guessing. I'll be back on Halloween to reveal the identity of this frightening bird!


DanielC15 said...

Once you've seen those eyes, you don't forget them! :)

Anonymous said...

I think it is an owl.

Lindsay from Indianapolis

Anonymous said...

Screech Owl? Victoria in Colorado