More ideas from Slavka

I've seen small birds drive away an owl before, and I think that's what is happening here between a songbird & a Barn Owl. It's astonishing to witness the bravery of small creatures protecting their young and/or their territory.

The Guianan Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola rupicola) is a South American passerine about 30 cm in) in length. The bright orange male has a prominent half-moon crest, which is used is competitive displays in lek gatherings to attract a female.

Taking flight

Contrast occurs between the bright colors of the bird and the neutral background colors. It also occurs between the focus on the bird and the blur of the background. Lilac Breasted Roller in flight (by Joseph Mak on