BBC program, Super Powered Owls conducts an experiment to learn more about these nocturnal creatures. By using sensitive sound equipment and setup, the team find out how silently owls fly compared to other birds. Makes sense to be almost completely silent when hunting at night.
To most people, these birds on wires are exactly that. But Jarbas Anellis saw was something totally different. Resembling music notes, he snapped a photo and turned each birds into music notes using a photo editing tool. The result is quite beautiful and haunting at the same time.
With temperatures dipping, here’s a quick glimpse of how those without shelter are planning on surviving in the harsh conditions of Winter. We’re talking about our clever feathered friends who are bringing their A-game when it comes to dealing with Old Man Winter.
These photos by Chris Morgan would make a bird lover proud. The macro shots of these hummingbirds were taken in a 3000-acre private biological reserve in Costa Rica called Bosque De Paz. These photos are just a sample of his work that shows his appreciation of birds.
Is it a bird? Is it a sketch? Well, it’s kind of both. British artist Celia Smith has used various types of wires and cables to create avian structures so intricate, viewed as a photograph, they resemble drawings, and viewed for real, are almost lifelike.
French artist Gregoire de Lafforest, in collaboration with Ateliers Seewhy, designed a table that’s also a functional birdcage. It has glass domes, a tree of welded steel tubes and a wood frame. Lafforest made sure the tree had as natural a form as possible.
Artist Jon Fontanive created flip book that uses pictures of birds and butterflies taken from Audubon books and guides. The flip book machines are assembled by hand and can be described as part film and part sculpture.
There is little beauty to see in the clinical and warning-plastered boxes of pharmaceuticals. That is until Madrid-based artist, Sara Landeta, gets to them. She uses the unfolded boxes as a canvas to paint a series of intricate and delicate birds.