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Short Earred Owl

By canadamon  
Hi there, While i was out walking the dyke where i live, i couldnt believe it when this owl came and sat 10 feet from me on a rotten tree trunk.. He posed for 10 minutes and this was my favourite shot.. hope you like it and thx for the comments. damon...

Tags: Wildlife Owls Wildlife and nature

Voters: exposure, Gezina, Nigel_95 and 31 more

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Gezina 11 3 6 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2008 8:24PM
How lucky can you get - lovely shot -well done Ina

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Nigel_95 Plus
12 262 2 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2008 8:27PM
Agreed, I hear them at night, but havn't seen any.

SKavanagh 10 312 5 England
29 Jan 2008 8:29PM
Lucky bugger Did great shot looks like you have had a snow fall
canadamon 10 4 Canada
29 Jan 2008 8:31PM
Yes Steve wait for the next photo buddy
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
29 Jan 2008 8:36PM
How lucky can you get, great shot, well done.
29 Jan 2008 8:39PM
a great capture, love those piercing eyes and it feline like features
Briwooly 12 452 5 England
29 Jan 2008 8:48PM
Top capture well done

TelStar 13 116 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2008 8:51PM
A beauty.

fishy2 10
29 Jan 2008 8:52PM
Steve_S Plus
12 181 3 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2008 9:01PM
Excellent capture
30 Jan 2008 12:11AM
Excellent Picture Mate, Good thing... you went for a walk.
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
30 Jan 2008 2:37AM
Lucky you - and it's a beauty. Very special face on this owl.
Ian-Munro 10 200 15 Wales
30 Jan 2008 8:20AM
great shot, and i bet your very pleased you went for a walk.

Joline Plus
12 30 53 United States
30 Jan 2008 12:45PM
Excellent shot! the backlighting really makes him stand out and shows such lovely detail.
gerrymac 10 10 1 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2008 8:11PM
Wow .lucky you what a brilliant pose,well captured
mark1309 11 13 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2008 7:01AM
Beautiful Owl well captured,
Libby_M 11 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2008 6:55AM
this is fab the detail and lighting and colours is ace
what a great pose you lucky thing
Bravdo 10 17 2 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2008 8:35AM
Thanks for the comment on my picture... You have outstanding work in your portfollio...
Barry (Bravdo)
ABiggs 11
5 Feb 2008 9:06AM
Excellent Picture indeed, very lucky as my picture was a captive owl
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
5 Feb 2008 9:09AM
Glorious shot. Great capture.
7 Feb 2008 6:28PM
very well captured!
peter_oak 12 1 England
8 Feb 2008 6:04PM
Owl lucky you are,great shot.

gerrymac 10 10 1 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2008 2:57PM
Super owl portrait,nicely lit,....great p/f will get back to it

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