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The Long Eared Owl (asio otus)
A large handsome Owl often found in tall pines but may resort to dense thickets of willow and hawthorn.Normally very hard to see and will not move unless disturbed.
A superb bird.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D4 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70.0-200.0 mm f/2.8
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:5 Aug 2014 - 11:20 AM
Focal Length:82mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Long Eared Owl
Username:Maiwand Maiwand
Uploaded:11 Aug 2014 - 8:14 PM
Tags:Maiwand, Nature, Owls, Pets / captive animals
Votes:74
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Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
11 Aug 2014 - 8:17 PM

Lovely shot Ron. Cathy

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GeorgePlatis
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11 Aug 2014 - 8:20 PM

Fabulous capture!
George

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dave1967
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11 Aug 2014 - 8:21 PM

Great shot
Dave

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cabbie
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11 Aug 2014 - 8:27 PM

A cracking image well done

Bob

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ade123
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11 Aug 2014 - 8:32 PM

Absolutely brilliant Ron beautiful composition

Ade

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franken
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11 Aug 2014 - 8:38 PM

Amazing capture, Ron.

Ken

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Greyheron
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11 Aug 2014 - 8:41 PM

Excellent camerawork Ron - fabulous pose and detail Ö

Mike

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JohnoP
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11 Aug 2014 - 8:44 PM

Lovely work! Smile John

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bobpaige1
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11 Aug 2014 - 8:44 PM

Stunning image Ron,great capture love the composition.

Bob.

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phillG
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11 Aug 2014 - 8:50 PM

Superb capture
Phil

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johnjo58
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11 Aug 2014 - 9:02 PM

A really beautiful bird delightfully captured Ron

David

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Badgerfred
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11 Aug 2014 - 9:19 PM

Excellent addition to your portfolio Ron, like the pose,
Fred.

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cantona43
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11 Aug 2014 - 9:27 PM

this is stunningRon, high standard all round
Neil

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JuBarney
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11 Aug 2014 - 9:30 PM

A striking capture Ron
Ju

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Lillian
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11 Aug 2014 - 10:19 PM

wonderfully captured Ron
I came across a bare-shanked screech owl in the wild
of Costa Rica..so excited to seeGrinGrin

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hasslebladuk
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11 Aug 2014 - 10:35 PM

WOW What stunnig detail Ron excellent image
mike

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sweetpea62
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11 Aug 2014 - 10:52 PM

SUPERB stunning detailed image Ron..Lin

Last Modified By sweetpea62 at 11 Aug 2014 - 10:53 PM

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RonnieAG
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11 Aug 2014 - 11:40 PM

Excellent shot, Ron.
R.

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stub197
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12 Aug 2014 - 12:32 AM

Awesome image well capturedSmileSmileSmilepaul

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taggart
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12 Aug 2014 - 12:51 AM

Excellent sitting there in his hiding place!

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CaroleS
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12 Aug 2014 - 11:37 AM

Love it - a natural looking shot, but it certainly has the WOW factor!
Carole

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12 Aug 2014 - 11:54 AM

Top class Ron - the awards are well deserved

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DerekL
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12 Aug 2014 - 3:39 PM

Stunning portrait of this majestic bird Ron.

Derek

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tomcat
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12 Aug 2014 - 7:26 PM

An excellent piece of strigine photography RonSmile

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DonMc
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12 Aug 2014 - 7:41 PM

How about the eyes on that Ron! Great capture!SmileSmileSmile
Regards Don

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12 Aug 2014 - 8:22 PM

This one projects well from the surroundings Ron.
Brian.

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FeatherFriend
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12 Aug 2014 - 9:21 PM

Beautiful eyes and feather detail Ron, looks great in the natural looking habitat,
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morpheus1955
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13 Aug 2014 - 9:09 AM

Brilliant shot, excellent composition, detail and colours

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Mike_Smith
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14 Aug 2014 - 5:49 PM

Hi Ron, what a cracking Owl shot

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Brian65
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15 Aug 2014 - 9:47 AM

WOW! WOW! fantastic one Ron.
Brian

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A Booth
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15 Aug 2014 - 3:02 PM

wonderful capture of this lovely owl. beautifully composed and presented with the vignetting effect.

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16 Aug 2014 - 8:50 PM

A terrific image Ron, love those big piercing orange eyes

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