Okay, you got me. The burrowing owl does not belong in the Genus Bubo, but the title “Where’s Athene?” isn’t quite as catchy. Shot on Fuji Acros 100.
An old photo taken many years ago that still captures my imagination. What is he thinking? How old is this bird? Always felt that those piercing yellow eyes go to the center of your soul with an ageless wisdom beyond this world.
Not sure where you are today old friend but I’m sure you are out there somewhere.