Black Beauties: 10 Amazing Melanistic Animals - WebEcoist
No, they're not pigments of your imagination, these dark creatures (the opposites of albinos) display melanism meaning they're much blacker than normal. While Black Panthers (actually leopards) are the most well-known melanistic animals, a host of others have also been known to change their spots... into one BIG spot.
Southern white faced scops owl
I bring a macro lens to take a nice flower shot. I didn't expect the macro lens come in handy to take capture of owls! You can really come closer to owls in Kakegawa Kachoen. It was a great place to visit especially those who love owls like me. 花を撮影するためにマクロレンズも持って行きましたが、まさかフクロウを撮影するのにも大活躍するとは思っても見ませんでした。フクロウさんとの間にはケージが無く、かなり近づくことができます。私のようなフクロウ好きにはたまらない場所です。 Canon EOS 7D + Canon EF 100mm F2.8L Macro IS USM