1 post from day 19/07/2015

Photo of the Day: Birds of a Feather

I live near the US Air Force Academy, and they frequently do some pretty awesome stuff for the public. Last weekend a few of the cadets brought their mascot birds out to my local library for a demonstration. One bird [pictured above] was a peregrine falcon, which—as Penelope Riffert would tell you!—is the fastest bird in the world. The other bird was a gyrfalcon. The gyrfalcon [pictured above and below] is not only the largest falcon, but it also happens to be the type of bird featured ...

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