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Banking -Barn Owl

By CraigJones  
Photograph of this beautiful female Barn Owl, banking while she was hunting over grassland,taken in Norfolk yesturday as the sun was setting on the left of the bird.I was so well hidden that only my shutter noise gave my position away, and in return I was able to see up close how these's owl's hunt,fly,behave on the wing,breathtaking to watch.Thanks for looking, and votes on my heron

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: motorsportpictures, Portknockie, Jekaro and 34 more

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10 Aug 2009 3:35PM
A very well caught shot, love the angle its at.


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Wilmot 9 338 1 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2009 3:37PM
Oooo you have got my ideal kit there.
Beautiful shot
MikeRC Plus
13 3.6k United Kingdom
10 Aug 2009 3:43PM
...crackin' shot Craig.....Mike
Steve_S Plus
12 181 3 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2009 3:45PM
Excellent capture Craig, love the angle and comp. You will have to shell out for an E2 membership so we can see large mate Wink
10 Aug 2009 4:03PM
Great capture Craig

LeeFisher 9 59 8 England
10 Aug 2009 4:04PM
great shot.
ChazB 13 64 3 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2009 4:11PM
So beautifully captured, the composition is superb and the evening light is lovely.
Shroomer 11 14 167 England
10 Aug 2009 4:22PM
I dream of a shot like this. Superb aerial capture Craig
janty66 11 3 England
10 Aug 2009 4:42PM
superb shot, well caught....
paulrosser 9 22 Wales
10 Aug 2009 5:11PM
Nice shot!
10 Aug 2009 5:39PM
fantastic am going to Norfolk in september and am hoping to get some shots of some barn owls
10 Aug 2009 5:43PM
Lovely shot !

redshank 9 1 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2009 6:25PM
Wonderful image Craig,nice comp,well done.
10 Aug 2009 8:08PM
Absolutely superb inflight capture.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
10 Aug 2009 8:24PM
I am very envious Craig. Just the sort of shot I would love to take. Well done you.
Dave_Holdham 9 4 1 Wales
10 Aug 2009 8:39PM
Stunning capture.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2009 8:45PM
pleased to make 30 excellent diagonal and superb close up
10 Aug 2009 9:52PM
Thank you to everyone for your kind words and comments

best wishes

maggie9 9 45 2 Scotland
11 Aug 2009 8:18AM
i can appreciate the time you spent hidden, a fantastic reward for your patience, very beautiful image

49er 12 564
14 Aug 2009 7:53PM
nice flight shot..
woollyback 12 50
14 Aug 2009 10:08PM
Superb shot - love it

I wish I could see one never mind photograph it like this

8 Nov 2009 7:07AM
this owl is very beautiful! just look at the wings!!!
he is very graceful too, may be because it is white in color,
oh, what a Paradise to you i believe,
and to me as well, by just looking at it,

23 Nov 2009 10:58PM
Superb capture ,you caught him looking down for a vole, well done ,chris

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