Atlas V Arc of Light: Rocket launched with twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes sent to explore the Van Allen Belts that surround Earth. Astrophotographer Mike Killian took this photo from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida Aug.
I come to you by Stefano Ronchi, via - I cannot stop looking at the eyes. And the wings . they are almost frightening in their power and beauty, and I very much suppose that they strike fear into the little animals the owl is pursuing.
This is one variety of the Black-and-Yellow Broadbill. They range in color from black and yellow to black with some yellow and some pink and then some are just black and pink, like this beauty! They do all have the bright blue bill, however.