During a visit to the cemetery around sunset time, I came across this beautiful Owl. The Owl was very noisy, perched on top of someones gravestone. I ran back to the car and luckily enough when I returned the owl was still around.
DIY brooches - Fabrics used are scraps of silk on the top one, and faux leather animal prints on the lower one. Seams are covered by sewing on bits of ribbon, trim and fibers. I used a real feather for the wing on the lower one.
The Secretarybird is a very large, mostly terrestrial bird of prey endemic to Africa. It is usually found in the open grasslands and savannah of the sub-Saharan region. It's the national emblem of Sudan, and also is a prominent feature on the Coat of arms