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Great Grey Owl

By Lillian  
Molly...I think! getting her feathers wind blown
on a very overcast and windy day

Taken at the Hawk Conservancy in Hampshire
on one of our get together days as
you will see in V2 minus two that was off scouting

Thanks for looking in...most appreciated


Tags: General Great gray owl Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

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NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
14 Mar 2013 8:28AM
Everyone wrapped up against the cold...............the warmest would be the owl............GrinGrinGrin

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Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
14 Mar 2013 8:32AM
Ruffled feathers on a bad 'hair' day Grin, and that is some serious 'weather' wear, Lillian. I've not seen a 'line up' like that since I left work TongueGrin

User_Removed 8 48 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 8:38AM
Two super images Lillian, looks like you all had a great day.
14 Mar 2013 8:41AM
V1 is excellent Lillian with great detail, V2 has some fine posers,
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 8:46AM
A most beautiful Bird of Prey with glorious colour and markings. Whilst the Lesser Spotted Camera Pointers have been wonderfully assembled and captured in their native habitat.

9 10 10 England
14 Mar 2013 8:47AM
Excellent detail in V1 Lillian.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
14 Mar 2013 8:48AM
V.1 is beautiful, Lillian. Some serious equipment in V.2 WinkWinkWink Carol
Lillian Plus
9 22 17 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 8:49AM
Yes, Nathan, a rare species in V2 all good friends and have the added bonus
of being photographers and happy to share days together
so all lesser spotted photographersWinkWink
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
14 Mar 2013 8:49AM
V1 is a stunning image Lillian and V2 really does impress me - great clarity and a sharp photo !!
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
14 Mar 2013 9:05AM
A wonderful shot of the owl in V1 and nice to see like minded friends enjoying a day out in V2. - gary
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 9:10AM
V1 for that fine looking model, V2 for the happy band of clickers!
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 9:32AM
V1 is superb Lillian, fantastic detail and tones, V2 good to see the lesser spotted togs having a good day Smile
14 Mar 2013 9:33AM
stunning shot in v1 and i also like v2
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
14 Mar 2013 9:40AM
Lovely shot of the Owl and the Homo sapiens I believe are known as Togs.

14 Mar 2013 9:41AM
Great shot Lillian, V1 is SO sharp, V2, well what can I say about a group of people dressed for the arctic and obviously having a great time, enjoying each others company, looks like you've had a nice day out.
PS How's cold going?
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 9:42AM
She's a beauty Lillian!
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
14 Mar 2013 9:44AM
They are so magnificent Great Greys ! excellent Lillian.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 9:49AM
V1 is unbelievable....
And who are the stars in V2
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
14 Mar 2013 9:56AM
Excellent capture of the bird with superb plumage detail: and that gang in V 2 is enough to frighten all wildlife away, I reckon, esp. with those 'big guns'.
goso 11 2 1 Australia
14 Mar 2013 10:04AM
10/10 Lillian...Bill
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
14 Mar 2013 10:39AM
I rather like ruffled feathers and her pose is excellent, looking over her shoulder at you. She's a beauty as is this image of her.

14 Mar 2013 10:52AM
A beautiful image, Lillian!
And the Great Grey Owl ain't bad, either!!WinkWinkSmile

Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 11:08AM
Lovely image of the Owl Lillian........
I am amazed by the camera's in V2................ Not very handbag freindlyWink
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 11:15AM
Set of wise old friends here Lillian!! Wink Wouldn't want to ruffle the feathers of these chaps!! Tongue
Great images.

14 Mar 2013 11:28AM
Super detailed image Lillian
Regards Brian
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
14 Mar 2013 11:37AM
Wow what a stunning image, and a good pose, well captured
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
14 Mar 2013 11:39AM
Great owl capture Lillian not sure about the species in V2.


ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
14 Mar 2013 11:53AM
WONderful detail and pose, Lillian...and that eye is something else! Fantastic shot.

Of course I love the shot of the other wildlife in the vicinity in V2 too Grin

14 Mar 2013 12:06PM
A beautiful and detailed image Lillian
JuBarney 7 26 3 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 12:41PM
A handsome owl superbly captured to look wild
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
14 Mar 2013 12:43PM
Most excellent Lillian - love the feathers being ruffled by the wind. Superb detail - and nice dof.

ugly Plus
10 9 57 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 12:58PM
A great set well done...

andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 1:03PM
fantastic detail lillian wonderful tones and textures v1 for me today a cracker like v2 too Smile nice ones Wink
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
14 Mar 2013 1:12PM
Some bonny birds in that group Lillian and the Owl isn't bad either.
Bravdo 10 17 2 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 1:42PM
Is this the first sighting of the lesser spotted camera pointers? V1 again a stunning capture and as always excellent detail. I'd like to know what he spotted and was looking at!

Lillian Plus
9 22 17 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 2:14PM
looking to fly onto another post!
thanks everyone
glad you have enjoyed V2 as well
left to right
Jenni, Gerry, Val, Barb and Bob
14 Mar 2013 2:16PM
Two nice images Lillian, wonderful detail in V1 Smile
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
14 Mar 2013 2:18PM
Fabulous detail captured in the bird Lillian,
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 2:43PM
Beautiful image,

Maiwand 11 3 73 England
14 Mar 2013 2:57PM
Great shot of Molly Lillian. She has been a favourite at the Conservancy for all the years I have been visiting .
Fine shot of the ID lineup. Expect the local law might be interested in some of the !! LOL !!!! Just joking
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 3:15PM
The owl looks like it's wrapped in a granny shawl!
Your friends are equally well wrapped.
AnnJ Plus
6 5 Scotland
14 Mar 2013 3:20PM
What a lovely shot Lillian and so sharp. Love it. Ann.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
14 Mar 2013 3:40PM
A beautiful capture of one of my favourite birds, and a lovely lady Molly is! Smile A rare collection in V2...Grin
Trev Smile
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 4:12PM
V1 - Superb shot Lillian!
Look at the PROFESSIONALS in V2! Looks like fun... Grin
14 Mar 2013 4:36PM
Beautiful image, Lilian !
saltireblue Plus
8 8.1k 33 Norway
14 Mar 2013 4:44PM
V2 is a very rare assembly. Can't remember the last time I saw so many endangered species gathered in one placeTongueGrinGrin
Looks as if Molly...I think! was enjoying Nature's blow dry.

14 Mar 2013 4:44PM
V1 is stunning Lillian. V2 is a good shot too, envious of those rather long lenses Tongue

Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 4:49PM
Gorgeous shot !!! quality !
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
14 Mar 2013 4:56PM
I love the ruffled feathers. Different. Smile
johnjo58 7 2 5 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 5:49PM
BEautiful bird, nicely presented Lillian

SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 6:26PM
Beautiful shot of Molly.
ltj22 9 4 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 7:01PM
Stunning capture of this lovely grey owl..Len
14 Mar 2013 7:02PM
Excellent capture of this beautiful animal. As for those lesser spotted photographers. Motley group if ever there was one but sure know how to have a good day out.
14 Mar 2013 7:07PM
Super shot in V1 Lillian, and a very nice group shot in V2.

John Smile
OAKEY 10 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 8:08PM
Gorgeous Owl Lillian and you have captured her beautifuly.
Trev_B 11 151 68 England
14 Mar 2013 8:13PM
Gorgeous detail and wonderful composition..... well done Lillian.

14 Mar 2013 8:22PM
A super shot Lillian what a lovely way to spend your day.
bricurtis 12 2.2k 49 England
14 Mar 2013 8:39PM
Wonderful detailed plumage Lillian - a great ruffled look.
User_Removed 5 4 1 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2013 9:11PM
Hi Lillian, great image of Molly, just been reading some of the funny comments about V2 very nice indeed, of hum now which one of you shall I add tomorrow? on joking.. Ha Smile
annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
14 Mar 2013 11:26PM
fantastic plumage detail and that eye is so intense.
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2013 5:29AM
Great shot Lillian
PhillipMinnis 8 94 4 Australia
15 Mar 2013 7:13AM
Wow! Just amazing, Lillian!


15 Mar 2013 9:20AM
another excellent capture Lillian and I think it has all been said for V2Wink

pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2023 United Kingdom
15 Mar 2013 9:49PM
This owl is so beautiful, Lillian, and you've captured it perfectly. They seem a shy lot in V2, but I bet that's what I'd do if there was a chance my pic might end up on here....put my camera to my faceTongue!
BarbaraR 12 17 1 England
17 Mar 2013 9:55AM
Super of this fine owl and fun to see the
photographer friends.

Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
18 Mar 2013 11:55PM

Quote:V.1 is beautiful, Lillian. Some serious equipment in V.2 WinkWinkWink Carol

A really fine bird Lilian, ruffled feathers are beautiful . Wonderful colours & detail on the lesser spotted clickers !WinkWinkWink

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