Friday, September 16, 2016

More Birds from The Nature Station at LBL

As I promised a few weeks ago, I am sharing other birds from my visit to The Nature Station at Land Between the Lakes in Kentucky. The birds at the station are protected and cared for because of injury, being orphaned, or losing their natural fear of humans. 

The American Bald Eagle. Have you noticed when you see an eagle flying, it rarely flaps its wings but instead soars. It's the only eagle unique to North America.

The American Kestrel is a very small falcon about the size of a mourning dove. Both the male and female have pairs of vertical slashes on the sides of their pale faces. 

The Screech Owl is a stocky bird with a large head and almost no neck. Its wings are rounded its tail is short and square and he does make a spooky screeching sound. He is a small owl about the size of a pint jar. 

The Great Horned Owl has earlike tufts, with intimidating yellow-eyes, and a deep hooting voice. 

The Turkey is a large bird native to the Americas. It is found in all of our states except Alaska. Wild turkeys are very large, plump birds with long legs, wide, rounded tails , and a small head on a long slim neck. 

If you missed by earlier posts on birds at The Nature Station you can find them as follows:

The Barred Owl - click here
The Barn Owl - click here
The Red Tailed Hawk - click here

There were a few birdhouses on display at The Nature Center.

As I did, you can read more about each of these birds at All About Birds

Thanks for stopping by for another day of Life In Kentucky - Judy. 

Linking to:

Amaze Me Monday @ Dwellings
Met Monday @ Between Naps on the Porch
Mosaic Monday @ Normandy Life on Sunday evening
Nature Notes @ Rambling Woods on Monday

Our World @ Our World Tuesday Meme
Inspire Me Tuesday @ A Stroll Thru Life on Tuesday
The Scoop @ StoneGable Blog
You're Gonna Love It Tuesday @ Kathe With an E
Wednesday Around the World @ Photographing New Zealand

Wow Us Wednesday @ Savvy Southern on Tuesday evening

Outdoor Wednesday @ A Southern Daydreamer
Wild Bird Wednesday @ Paying Ready Attention Gallery
Nature Notes @ Rambling Woods

Share Your Cup Thursday @ Have A Cup of Mrs. Olson on Wed. evenings 
Share Your Style Link Party @ 21 Rosemary Lane on Wed. evenings

Share Your Style Link Party @ The Essence of Home on Thursday evening
Simple & Sweet Fridays @ Rooted in Thyme

Home and Garden Thursday @ A Delightsome Life
Simple & Sweet Fridays @ Rooted in Thyme on Wednesday evening
Share Your Cup Thursday @ Have A Cup of Mrs. Olson
Foodie Friday & Everything Else @ Rattlebridge Farm on Thursday evening

Photo Friday @ Pierced Wonderings

Saturday's Critters @ Viewing Nature with Eileen on Saturday
Camera Critters on Saturday
I'd Rather Be Birdin' on Saturday at noon


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  3. Hello, this looks like my kind of place to visit. I would love to see all the raptors up close. The screech owl is adorable. Great birds and photos. Happy Monday, enjoy your new week ahead!

  4. I would enjoy visiting too! I love the owls and never see them. We do have a Kestrel in our area though. Enjoy your day! Hugs!

  5. Wow, such scary faces the owls have and the eagle is so majestic and fierce looking too, but I can imagine how interesting it is to see them all at the nature station. We often hear owls during the night when we in bed but have never seen one in the daytime,
    Thanks for bringing the guys along to Mosaic Monday this week.

  6. Wonderful birds and great collages! Looks like a great place to visit. Hope you have a very good week!

  7. I'm so glad we have rehab places like this to educate the public.

  8. Hi Judy, loved seeing the birds and knowing that someone is caring for them when they can't care for themselves. You have a great day.

  9. Hello, gorgeous collection of birds and photos. I love the owls and eagle. Thank you for linking up and sharing your critters. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

  10. Incredible images...that would be a great place to visit. Some of my favorite birds. I really like the Barred Owl.

    Thanks for adding this blog for us birders at I'd Rather B Birdin' this weekend!!! Much appreciated.

  11. I am so thankful for places like that for us to see wildlife, and also to help them recover from injuries or illness.
    Great photos!

  12. Nice collection of native American birds, Judy.

  13. Loved the birds and the bird houses Judy...Michelle