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I took this at about 2.30 this afternoon at Burton Marsh, Wirral. It's a bit "grainy" but to get the composition I had to enlarge the image quite a bit. The lighting is more luck than judgement so I thought it was worth doing.

Camera:Canon EOS 1D mark 3
Lens:Canon 500mm f4+2x ext
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Short Eared Owl
Username:ron thomas ron thomas
Uploaded:14 Dec 2008 - 6:11 PM
Tags:Eared, Hunting, Owl, Seo, Short, Wildlife / nature
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motorsportpictures

what a brilliant shot, the detail, and the face contact is great, well done...
scott

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Wilmot
Wilmot  6338 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2008 - 6:14 PM

Cracking shot.great detail and comp.

Steve

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skewey
skewey  831 forum posts England
14 Dec 2008 - 6:17 PM

Great composition Ron.
Paul

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albi
albi  1068 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2008 - 6:30 PM

Nice capture Ron, heard lots of reports about SE-Owls at burton, upto 25 seen in one day... Smile

Tony

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STEVELIN
STEVELIN  6155 forum posts Ireland3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2008 - 6:33 PM

nice capture.
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ceejay63
ceejay63  5 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2008 - 6:33 PM

nice one

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blacky
blacky  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2008 - 6:52 PM

great shot ron

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Iain_Proudfoot
14 Dec 2008 - 7:34 PM

A great image.

Warm regards, Iain.

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ChrisWallace
14 Dec 2008 - 8:02 PM

A wonderful image, well captured.
Chris

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Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2008 - 8:04 PM

An absolute pleasure to make this one RC Ron. A wonderful shot.
Ron

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maratsuikka
14 Dec 2008 - 8:10 PM

well done here

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2008 - 8:12 PM

Wonderful shot Ron, one high on my list
Richard

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Megrez
Megrez  5 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2008 - 8:35 PM

Lovely shot Ron.

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FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2008 - 12:10 AM

A superb in flight shot Ron, sorry I've had to click on your others, time is at a premium at the moment.
Geoff.

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SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 627 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2008 - 8:22 AM

Superb shot Ron.... fabulous composition.. shortlisted

Jon

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