Buckwheat, a golden Polish chicken at the Soukup Farm.
A young female snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus).
A young female snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus)at the Raptor Recovery Center, in Elmwood, Nebraska.
Portrait of a white pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) photographed with the Wildlife Rescue Team in Nebraska.
A golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos canadensis) named Zephyr at the Point Defiance Zoo.
Golden pheasants (Chrysolophus pictus) at the Bramble Park Zoo.
An auger buzzard (Buteo auger) at the Denver zoo, Denver, Colorado.
A burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) at the Denver Zoo.
A male Harris’ hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus harrisi) at the Denver Zoo.
A military macaw (Ara militaris) and blue and gold macaw (Ara ararauna) at the Denver Zoo.
The wing of a black capped lory (Lorius lory salvadorii) at Loro Parque Fundacion.
Tail of a red tailed amazon (Amazona brasiliensis) at Loro Parque Fundacion.
Tail of a red tailed amazon, Amazona brasiliensis, at Loro Parque Fundacion.
A sunda scops-owl (Otus lempiji lempiji) at Penang Bird Park.
Africa olive pigeon (Columba arquatrix) from Le Parc des Oiseaux in Villars Les Dombes, France.
Rufous-sided towhee or Eastern towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) at Tall Timbers near Tallahassee.
A rufous-sided towhee or Eastern towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) at Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy.
A swamp sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) at Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy.
A vulnerable (IUCN) and federally endangered female red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis) at Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy.
A Bachman’s sparrow (Peucaea aestivalis aestivalis) at the Greenwood Plantation near Thomasville, Georgia.
An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered Kagu (Rhynochetos jubatus) at the Houston Zoo.
A ringed kingfisher (Megaceryle torquata) at the National Aviary of Colombia.
A critically endangered female blue-billed curassow (Crax alberti) at the National Aviary of Colombia.
Critically endangered male and female blue-billed curassow (Crax alberti) at the National Aviary of Colombia.
A whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) at the National Aviary of Colombia.
A vermilion cardinal (Cardinalis phoeniceus) at the National Aviary of Colombia.
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