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totally awsome!

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taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
7 Feb 2011 4:29PM
Maybe I do not want to meet this huge bird up close-- his wing span being wider than I am tall-- magnificent features shown in this image bely his talents!
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2011 4:33PM
Wow What a true beauty
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2011 4:37PM
Lovely portrait Ron.

saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
7 Feb 2011 4:39PM
Excellent close-up shot,
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
7 Feb 2011 4:45PM
What stunning eyes, Ron, a fabulous close-up. Carol
maggieh 9 4 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2011 4:59PM
The plumage is so detailed and the eyes glow. Great portrait.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
7 Feb 2011 4:59PM
Superb close-up shot, the detail captured being excellent. What a gaze!
Beautiful portrait with excellent fine detail.
Shroomer 11 14 167 England
7 Feb 2011 5:36PM
Lovely sharp detail Ron and great eyes. It's the rear claw that's the killing tool. Shame hadn't got lower rather than slightly looking down but still very nicely done
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2011 5:55PM
Brilliant shot.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2011 6:03PM
fantastic detail ron this is a stunner Wink
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
7 Feb 2011 6:32PM
You have also captured a lovely reflection too in those beautiful eyes Ron,
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
7 Feb 2011 6:33PM
Thanks everyone.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2011 6:49PM
amazingly detailed and those eyes are hypnotising
7 Feb 2011 6:50PM
Wonderful detail,especially those eyes Ron....Great portrait image mate.
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2011 7:06PM
super capture

Great portrait. Fantastic eyes!
7 Feb 2011 7:39PM
Excellent detail captured Ron,
tigertimb 10 40 66 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2011 7:41PM
Lovely closeup details Ron and those captivating orange eyes.
And a self-portrait too; although your halo has grown large enough to obscure your face Wink
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2011 7:58PM
Have to agree here with Tim, great eyes and to see you there too, wonderful capture Ron
Absolutely super image Ron, one of my favourite birds. Adopted one from ICBP for my daughter for Xmas & she's a beauty (daughters not bad either!!). Lou
goso 11 2 1 Australia
7 Feb 2011 8:04PM
A splendid image Ron - I didn't realise Owls grew to that size - you look well too, from the reflection in those wonderful eyes of his/her...Bill
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
7 Feb 2011 8:04PM
The eyes have it Ron Smile superb close up of this magnificent bird.
Dinney 10 2 England
7 Feb 2011 8:59PM
Fantastic detail in this close up Ron,the eyes are superb complete with reflection, awesome shot.
LexEquine 12 19 United States
8 Feb 2011 1:05AM
Superlative {A++} close-up frontal portrait capture of this magnificent 'Eagle Owl,' Ron. Wonderful color, details, & love those eyes.
Peter Grin
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
8 Feb 2011 1:51AM
Wonderful eyes. Excellent close-up........Sandy
maggie9 9 45 2 Scotland
8 Feb 2011 7:25AM
oohh wow!!

Ray42 10 3 England
8 Feb 2011 8:22AM
An excellent portrait of this eagle owl - the eyes are quite hypnotic -
8 Feb 2011 8:26AM
Hi Ron a total killing machine, love those eyes regards gray.
JudeC 11 6 3 England
8 Feb 2011 10:09AM
Beautiful - Jude.
WL_Harris 9 3 2 United States
8 Feb 2011 11:20AM
Look at those eyes.... they glow.
Wonderful detailed shot Ron.
Well done.
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
8 Feb 2011 12:30PM
Truly one of the great owls. Excellent portrait.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
8 Feb 2011 4:26PM
Thank you all very much.
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2011 6:42PM
Top notch Ron, even down to the tuftsGrin

Stuart_B 9 5 England
8 Feb 2011 6:50PM
Lovely eyes! Nice capture Ron!
Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2011 6:54PM
WOW!! those eyes, great one Ron.
8 Feb 2011 7:26PM
What big eyes he's got! Wonderful capture.
VidB 9 11 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2011 7:31PM
Beautiful detail and colour in the eye's, well captured
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
8 Feb 2011 8:24PM
My landscape bird, lives in the wild around here. A great close up

Beautiful capture Ron, the details is first class.

NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
9 Feb 2011 12:51AM
as you say, the eyes on these birds are always a treat to see.well shot.
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2011 7:03AM
This is fantastic Ron, I have the feeling, he's watching me with those fantastic eyes!
acousticmist 7 10 1 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2011 9:46AM
A stunning close up........Martin
photophantom 10 108 3 Philippines
9 Feb 2011 1:29PM
pin sharp
9 Feb 2011 6:22PM
wonderful creatures Ron i actually got to fly one in suffolk when i went on holiday there last june an awesome experience
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
9 Feb 2011 9:40PM
A terrific portrait of this majestic bird, the detail in those bright eyes and the plumage is exceptional
Gezina 11 3 6 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2011 10:03PM
Not the kind of reflection one would expect Wink but a grand shot with fine detail - Ina
Suehh 11 39 6 England
10 Feb 2011 9:52AM
Wow - what a beautiful capture! Fit for a wildlife magazine - wonderful photography.

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2011 12:37PM
Just seen again, as remembered that you had 'posted' the eyes I have, and just knewRon, that you would know what type of Owl he is..thanks for that..nobody has said yet on my image what he is, and thanks for your kind words, always encouraging me
Techno Plus
9 2.7k 8 England
10 Feb 2011 9:56PM
Awesome predator, the fill in flash just adds the bonus to this wonderful image, well done Ron.
franfoto 10 2 32 England
11 Feb 2011 6:35PM
Beautiful wildlife capture, super detai.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
11 Feb 2011 6:43PM
Thanks very much indeed everyone.
11 Feb 2011 11:55PM
Absolutely stunning capture, with "sonar" feathers to pick up the sound of prey. It always amazes me how they have almost perfect soundless flight.

12 Feb 2011 8:26PM
Superb bird portrait Ron. A
20 Feb 2011 5:27PM
What a great picture, so rich in detail and expression. Very special.

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