Wild Owl (Short Eared Owl) March 2007

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Wild Short-Eared Owl. Someone onlist here mentioned that these owls fly from post to post, and that's exactly what this one did, til it finally flew further afield.
It was so wonderful to view this owl today, it was so very beautiful.


Guest - Mar 13, 2007 02:08 AM EDT
hi wmc, many thanks for leaving the nice comment. appreciate it. and hope it won't be long before you get to see an owl also. Just love them.
Guest - Mar 13, 2007 12:42 AM EDT
Great shot. sharp detail w/ a zangy flare on DOF. I would like to get an owl shot like this some day
Guest - Mar 12, 2007 10:57 PM EDT
Hi Steve and Don, thanks to both of you for the nice comments, was just thinking we hadn't seen either of you "around" here for awhile, good to see you back again. Steve, there is a little bit of the owl's tail there. Their wings are so large and wide, that it appears to me as if they "fold" them up in layers somehow when at rest, otherwise the wings would hang so far down. Just my idea :) We looked for the owl in the same area today, no luck.
Guest - Mar 12, 2007 11:36 AM EDT
What a beautiful owl and capture of him/her. That eye is stunning Alandra! Great shot! Don
Guest - Mar 12, 2007 09:40 AM EDT
Stunning shot Alandra. Strange how it seems to have no tail! But that eye is mesmerising!
Guest - Mar 11, 2007 10:37 PM EDT
appreciate your nice comments, Marsha Sea, many thanks, glad you like it :)
Guest - Mar 11, 2007 06:47 PM EDT
Wow! Great capture. Beautiful photo.
Guest - Mar 10, 2007 02:34 PM EDT
thanks Carol and Alex for the nice comments. We were driving by and I spotted it, - so we backed up and it stayed on the fence post for a few "shots", then flapped over to the next post and so on, a couple times, then flew farther away. Didnt get as many sharp shots as thought I had tho', guess I still had the camera set for the herons, duh :)
Guest - Mar 10, 2007 01:58 PM EDT
Gorgeous Owl. Carol
Guest - Mar 10, 2007 09:10 AM EDT
WOW!! what a beauty,nice shot.

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