|Black Barn Owl|
These two Tyto alba's are from The Czech Republic.
The Black Owl is known as a melanistic .
Meaning of melanistic: An increased amount of black or nearly black pigmentation of an organism, resulting from the presence of melanin. It is the opposite of albino, which occurs due to lack of melanin.
No sightings were seen, not even a deet deet tonight. We all miss our Mel & Sydney..
Many chatters filled the night with the Sat Trivia Game that was won by Lilvxn with the most correct answers. Previous winners May 28th was kvjmom; June 3rd was Rosie_1. June 10th Tazzie . Come and play on Friday and Sat. Nights and win a prize, win or lose, you all win!
Trivia Q: What time of night is the Barn Owl most active?
Answer in tomorrow's blog post.