Hawks Have Eyelids. Who Knew?!

Started Jan 7, 2013 | Discussions thread
thorkilry Contributing Member • Posts: 874
Re: Hawks Have Eyelids. Who Knew?!

Mike942 wrote:

I did! Leastways I assumed that they would have eyes similar to this masked lapwing. The combination zoomed in crop below is from the two photos following it.

Lapwing, Masked

Total fluke, of course.



Nictitating membrane, with different purposes...

Great Spotted Woodpecker,  against wood splinters..

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