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The Tender Side of Owls Shines Brightly in This Video
Offbeat  (tags: owls, wisdom, unique, birds, hunters, silent, wings, animals, environment, funny, humor, interesting, off-beat, photos, wildlife )

- 455 days ago -
Owls are a unique species of birds. They're nightly hunters, silent and watching. They have some of the softest wings in the world, largest eyes of any bird species, and have long since been associated with wisdom in many a folklore.
The Glass Butterfly
Offbeat  (tags: glass butterfly, wings, design, animals, society, interesting, society, wildlife )

- 840 days ago -
A close look at the glass butterfly's wings will show you that through the veins running across its wings, you can see a perfect image. Most butterflies come with painted wings, using tiny scales to draw incredible designs we humans love to see.
Wings to Paradise   video
Offbeat  (tags: wings, birds, flight, nature, beautiful )

- 988 days ago -
Just beautiful!
'Fairy' Insect Wings
Offbeat  (tags: Insect, colorful, wings )

- 2104 days ago -
Tiny wasps and flies look bland at first glance like any drab brown insect you'd swat away without a second thought. But a closer look reveals a dazzling secret: Colorful wings that have gone unnoticed by scientists for decades.
Birds Use Whistling Wings to Warn of Danger
Offbeat  (tags: animals, birds, wings, warnings, environment, protection )

- 2608 days ago -
Birds make a unique "whistling" sound with their wings when they flee a predator in order to alert other members of the flock to the danger, new research shows.

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