Even when you are born to do something.
Even when that very thing is handed down genetically, over the centuries of evolution.
You still need to Practice!
As a martial artist, even when you think you have a move perfected. Even when you can make that technique work against every opponent, time and time again......... You still need to Practice!
So, lets take a little tip from nature and learn to drill techniques over and over again - even if we're training on our own.
On the other hand of course - this could be simply because the "wise old owl" actually has a very small brain due to the space that their large eyes take up in their skull.......
Nah - I still like to think he is practicing to get closer to perfection.
Stay Safe and Keep Practicing