Owls are greatly adored by many people. The grace and wisdom they carry leaves many attracted to these nocturnal birds of the sky. Their big eyes, bulky builds, impressive coloring, and fairly sweet dispositions entrance many of the owl enthusiasts to adorn their home with owl trinkets, art, and other displays of owls throughout their homes. Any owl collection wouldn’t be complete without a unique chainsaw carving skillfully designed by Clark the Carver of Carve Me A Bear! Chainsaw Carvings. For kicks and grins, we at Carve Me A Bear! Chainsaw Carvings would like talk about owls.
How to Owls Hunt Their Prey at Night & What Do They Eat?
As we previously mentioned, owls are more active at night, being nocturnal. Owls in general will eat a number of things; from insects, to small mammals, and even smaller birds as well as some species that will hunt for fish. Owls are equipped with strong talons, effectively catching and killing their prey. There are over 200 different species of owls found throughout the world, each having different characteristics. In general, owls have a flat face with large eyes, allowing them to spot small prey easily in the dark. With their distinct look, most people can easily pick out owls. One of their disadvantages is being farsighted even though they have an impressive capability of turning their heads 270 degrees. Despite not being able see things at close inspection, their binocular vision is a primary asset during their nightly hunting adventures. An owl’s hunting attributes go even further; much stealthier than other birds and owl’s flight is exceptionally quiet. Additionally, an owl’s call is projected at high volumes. Depending on the region and natural habitat of the owl species, their coloring and patterns of their feathers allow them to camouflage, blending into their environments in order to heighten their defenses while they sleep during the daylight hours.
Where Do Owls Live?
Antarctica and some remote islands being the exception, owls are found in most regions of their earth. As they have a tendency to capture hearts around the world, there are a several more commonly seen species that include; Australian Masked Owl, Barn Owl, Barred Owl, Burrowing Owl, Elf Owl, Great Gray Owl, Great Horned Owl, Long-Eared Owl, Northern Pygmy Owl, Northern Spotted Owl, Screech Owl, Short-Eared Owl, Snowy Owl, Tawny Owl, and Verreaux’s Eagle-Owl.
Owl Symbolism; Good or Bad Luck?
No matter the type of owl that you are partial too, they all bring their own unique personality with their common attributes. Different cultures symbolize the owl differenty, but many see the owl as symbolism of intuition; seeing what others cannot. Another is when an owl is present, it is sent to announce a change, often death or a life’s transition. An additional symbolic trait is wisdom. With the symbolic traits, and a high level of cuteness, the owl is a remarkable animal that quite a few people are fond of.
Owl Wood Sculptures, Carvings & More in Helena, Montana & Las Vegas, Nevada
Whether you have a deep adoration for owls, or someone you love does, the intricate chainsaw carvings produced by Clark the Carver of Carve Me A Bear! Chainsaw Carvings will be a delightful addition to anyone’s collection. With the holiday fast approaching, along with other celebrations, or simply looking for a gift to remind someone they are loved, owl carvings are an exceptional idea.