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Captain, There Be Owls Here!
Posted By: newtmaker, 12-29-2006, 01:33 PM

Living in my back yard. This was shot this past spring. This one was an adolescent that couldn't even hoot, but they sure can now!
istDL with 200mm M lens.


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12-29-2006, 03:43 PM   #2
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Nice shot! I love owls, even the hooting at night I find somewhat soothing. As long as it's not a Screech Owl

NaCl(those guys be noisy!)H2O
12-29-2006, 03:59 PM   #3
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That is a beautiful capture of this magnificent creature. The feathers are definitely sharp with nice plumage shown.

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Great shot. I hope to give my m 200 it's first run in the morning.

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Verraa Nicee. Sharp, clear, detailed. What more could you ask for. Great capture. Really have a lot of respect for those of you whoooo can get the good birding shots.
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Thanks all for the nice comments. I feel fortunate to live in an area where the habitat is friendly to the owls, etc. Surprisingly we have seen lots of wildlife common to FL over the years, except bears, cougars, and rattlesnakes. Just about everything else however.

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QuoteQuote:
with nice plumage shown
The plumage doesn't enter in to it... sorry couldn't resist


fantastic shot, how did you make it look into the camera?

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consider yourself luky if these are living with you. great rodent eliminaters and great photo ops.
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