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The Samoyed Association of Madison on Saturday and the Greater Milwaukee Samoyed Fanciers on Sunday. Conformation, Sweepstakes, Junior Showmanship. Come and join in the fun and excitement of back to back Samoyed specialties.

Eagle Owl taking off--I got the chance to see one of these beauties from about 3 feet away last week in Cave Creek, AZ at "Wild at Heart" bird sanctuary.

Common Kingfisher - The stunning visual radiance of a kingfisher is not achieved by pigments, but is due to the Tyndall effect. Kingisher’s feathers are structured in such a way that blue light is scattered preferentially.

The Red Kite (Milvus milvus) is a medium-large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards, and harriers. The species is currently endemic to the Western Palearctic region in Europe and northwest Africa, It is resident in the milder parts of its range in western Europe and northwest Africa. Vagrants have reached north to Finland and south to Israel, Libya and Gambia

SCARLET MACAW - Ara macao. . Also Aracanga. . .SE Mexico to Amazonian Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela, Brazil. . . Photo: Bonnie Block via 500px

What an amazing shot by Tim Flach! Running komondor.

Ground-Hornbills are huge prehistoric-appearing birds of open grasslands and savanna in sub-Saharan Africa. Watching a Southern Ground-Hornbill foraging at roadside in Kruger NP, South Africa (left), or in a Tanzania reserve (below), is a highlight of any visit. Note the dexterity with which the huge adult picks up a tiny insect.