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Wild Barn Owl

By Ade_Osman    
Another shot on a recently posted Wild Barn Owl that I've been photographing over the last few months at a local nature reserve near to where I live.
Took this shot while I camouflaged right up and sat more or less underneath the nesting box that had been placed on the reserve a few years previously by the Hawk and Owl Trust, this shot was taken just as the owl left the box to go on a hunt.........Shot is as I took it with nothing added or taken away!
Hope you enjoy......Ade

Tags: Birds General Barn owl Close-up and macro Avies Wildlife and nature

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Comments


AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
1 Nov 2007 2:36PM
Very nice capture.
Anne

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Barbaraj 9 450 England
1 Nov 2007 2:37PM
Wonderful flight detail.
John_Frid 10 514 56 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2007 2:37PM
Wonderful capture - great reward for your perseverence.

John
ValSaxby Plus
10 145 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2007 2:43PM
A beauty Ade - you must be over the moon with this.

Val
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
1 Nov 2007 2:50PM
Cheers Val, I'll put what I think is the killer shot up tomorrow mate......But that one can be seen elsewhere and has been used by the H&O Trust as promotional material.....Lucky me Smile
jimbo_t 12 959 England
1 Nov 2007 2:58PM
They never look very aerodynamic with that flat face!
Nice photo.
James
peter_oak 10 1 England
1 Nov 2007 3:39PM
Superb shot well taken.

Peter..
mohikan22 12 2.3k 2 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2007 4:03PM
wonderful flight shot. good camera panning and the focus is spot on Grin
amtt.
EDWARDPARRISH 8 63 1 England
1 Nov 2007 4:29PM
Nice shot. We have a nesting pair in one of our cattle sheds , Truly beautifull birds to have around.
Ed
fossilized 11 79 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2007 4:30PM
Beautifully captured.
jean
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
1 Nov 2007 4:40PM
Hope you had permission to take this. These owls are rare and protected. A beautiful study never the less. Ron.
Shroomer 9 14 167 England
1 Nov 2007 5:56PM
Comment on the above you do not need permission.
Regarding the picture fantastic capture and great profile and detail
Stunning
Richard
WONDERFUL!!!!!!!! JNC
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
1 Nov 2007 7:48PM
Super shot
bunbeam 10 2 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2007 8:09PM
wow.. brilliant capture
bunSmile
dickiedriver 9 212 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2007 8:35PM
Great capture ade well done great light and sharpness

Richard
geniehawk 9 181 England
1 Nov 2007 9:02PM
Well worth all the time & effort, great to see a truly wild owl.

Jeannie.
PatrickSmith 11 1.2k 2 United States
1 Nov 2007 9:26PM
Wow, top quality image Ade!

Patrick
1 Nov 2007 10:30PM
beautifully composed and captured, gorgeous feather...!!!

Nikki Smile
markb2815 9 2
1 Nov 2007 11:03PM
Great inflight capture
Mark
Marian 10 62 England
2 Nov 2007 8:19AM
Its a brilliant flight image. Marian
49er 9 564
7 Nov 2007 1:17PM
Brilliant... deserves more attention..
Wilmot 7 338 1 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2008 10:37AM
Fantastic capture
Steve

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