They are frequent visitors to backyard feeders, especially those containing niger seeds.
The species name, spectabilis, is Latin for “showy” or “remarkable,” referencing the attractiveness of the adult male’s plumage.
Getting your hands on one of these pups might be a challenging task. At one point, the breed was on the brink of extinction.
Rough-Legged Hawk (Rough-Legged Buzzard)
Its scientific name, lagopus, is Ancient Greek for “hare” and “foot,” referring to its feathered feet and toes.
The short-eared owl is one of the most widespread owl species in the world, covering five continents.
Old House Borer
Depending on the habitat and climate, these beetles can live between 2 to 10 years, often staying in their larval stage for several years, making them extremely dangerous to wooden structures.