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Sleeping Tawny Owl (Strix aluco)

By anglingandyq
Thank you to everyone who commented and voted on my last upload

this is a another first for me taken at the weekend. A wild Tawny Owl sleeping although he die open his eyes for a quick look then promptly went back to sleep ( treating me with the contempt I deserve no doubt ). Not the best of pics but did have low light ( that's my excuse and I am sticking to it ) but he just looks so cute I thought he deserved a outing.

A little fact about Tawny owl s is they are the only owls that has a the traditional hooting call in the Uk. All the rest are screeches. but they do have a wide range of calls including screeching

Tags: Wildlife and nature Wild Birds and Owl

Voters: richmowil, taggart, DicksPics and 16 more

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richmowil Plus
14 505 3 England
18 Feb 2015 12:16AM
Well spotted and captured Andy! Nice image I like it a lot!

I am now off to do the same as the Tawny Owl!!
18 Feb 2015 12:25AM

Quote:Well spotted and captured Andy! Nice image I like it a lot!

I am now off to do the same as the Tawny Owl!!

Me too!!

Badgerfred 15 39 Wales
18 Feb 2015 12:33AM
Excellent capture Andy, well spotted,
18 Feb 2015 12:59AM
what a beautiful bird, great detail and such stunning colours excellent SmileSmileSmileSmile
johnke 10 232 17 England
18 Feb 2015 4:12AM
I hope he doesn't fall off Any, well spotted...John
Andysnapper 14 109 25 England
18 Feb 2015 6:49AM
Stunning shot mate.

ali63 11 791 1 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2015 11:15AM
Well spotted & captured Andy,

12 5.8k 130 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2015 11:27AM
Great spot and capture Andy. Superb detail and colouring.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
18 Feb 2015 10:27PM
That is lovely Andy. So glad you shared it. Cathy

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