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The dawn hunter

By tomcat    
A Barn Owl Tyto alba, taken back in early March, at Chez Chase
Thought I would save this one JanetTongue, until I needed something to rid me of this damn awful weather depressionSad

Can we please have some decent weatherSmile

Butterfly togging in these parts, has become a no no since last ThursdaySad
If it ain't raining, then there is a blustery South-westerly blowing.

Apologies for not keeping up with things, but our Dan's prom, plus work and other ongoing issues, have kept me away from the 'puter.

For once, I ain't blaming BTWink


Tags: Wildlife Birds Barn owl Chase Lincolnshire Wildlife and nature Janet

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Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
2 Jul 2012 8:56PM
An excellent inflight capture of the silent hunter, good to see you back on here at your moaning best!Wink

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chris-p Plus
12 67 England
2 Jul 2012 8:57PM
Its still raining Tongue
Glyn1 8 4 1 England
2 Jul 2012 9:09PM
Good one Ade, here's hoping for a dry weekend WinkWink

Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 10:11PM
nice work Adrian, like the panning gives a lovely bg....

my favourite owl - had one once..... long time ago
chase 12 1.1k 246 England
2 Jul 2012 10:48PM
That bg works very well Adrian,it gives a sense of the surroundings.
Lovely drop of light.
They are still around,daring to come right into the garden most days...I do keep my distance & just watch,fascinated by their antics.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
2 Jul 2012 11:35PM

Quote:Good one Ade, here's hoping for a dry weekend WinkWink


I'm sure Tomcat's missus will be hoping for a dry weekend too......she'll be doing her level best to keep him away from the Talbot Public House!Wink lol
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
2 Jul 2012 11:59PM
The working of the fabulous background makes this a very special photograph. It needs the excellent eye and mind of a good photographer to achieve a result like this. Congrats and regards!
Wonderful capture - well done indeed

Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
3 Jul 2012 2:55AM
Excellent image...........Sandy
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
3 Jul 2012 5:57AM
Get on the next flight out here, Adrian, that'll make you feel better Grin Carol
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2012 8:49AM
Great inflight capture Adrian. Nick and I are just glad we got away to Malta for a dose of sunshine when we did!
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
3 Jul 2012 10:10AM
Great capture Adrian. I share your thoughts about this 'cotton picking' lousy weather. Had just about enoughof it. !! Bit rushed for time at the moment but I will be back for a natter asap.
Be lucky
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
3 Jul 2012 10:26AM
I've been waiting for a break in this damn weather in order to get a Mothing trip organised.....But this rain is just never ending, I'm waiting for Noah's Ark to go sailing by any day now it's that bleedin' bad!

Always nice to keep a few images back for a "rainy day/month/year" Adrian........This one's a belter mate!

Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2012 7:59PM
Top notch shot Adrian.
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
3 Jul 2012 10:26PM
wow, spectacular light on this early hunter.
Suehh 11 39 6 England
3 Jul 2012 11:42PM
Wonderful, Wonderful! A really special image!!
Tom_Charles 13 279
6 Jul 2012 10:05PM
Adrian, I feel your pains regarding weather and the wind! Love the atmosphere captured in this image, including the subtle lighting. Lovely stuff! Smile
Tibetan 5 3 England
21 Jul 2012 8:36AM
Owl did you manage to get that one lol. like it nice one, I'd like to get one like that, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Like the atmosphere in this shot.

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