The Northern Hawk-owl(Surnia ulula) is a non-migratory owl that usually stays within its breeding range, though it sometimes irrupts southward. It is one of the few owls that is neither nocturnal nor crepuscular, being active only during the day.
The Red-crested Turaco, Tauraco erythrolophus, is a turaco, a group of African near-passerines. It is a fruit-eating bird endemic to western Angola. Its call sounds somewhat like a jungle monkey. Photo by Earl Reinink
Joshua Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Back left shoulder. "Lion of Judah" in Hebrew along a black strand of it's mane.
Screech Owls can be lured to your backyard with a large birdhouse in which to roost and nest. Wood duck houses work well inches square and 24 inches tall with an elliptical entrance near the top.) Learn more about Screech Owls at Birds & Blooms.