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30 Sep 2012 3:36PM
Excellent capture Ron, like the detail,

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FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
30 Sep 2012 3:48PM
I don't care if it's wild or captive Ron, this is an excellent composition, a beautiful eye and super feather detail together with the burrow being included in the shot, had I not already given my UA away already today I would have given it, excellent in all respects and one of your best shots IMHO, looks like a winner.....hope I'm right Wink
UrbaneMagick 6 172 1 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 3:50PM
Never even heard of such a thing Ron, wonderful capture bud.

Gareth Smile
Tibetan 5 3 England
30 Sep 2012 3:53PM
I must agree with the above, an excellent shot in fact Perfect! and I gave mine to Fred above lol. sorry or you would have got it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
30 Sep 2012 4:01PM
As Geoff has already mentioned Ron, what an excellent image mate....Cracking detail and composition and I love this shot Wink
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
30 Sep 2012 4:09PM
Geoff has summarised things so well already and I would endorse his comments in full: lovely shot, the owl making sure he's not spotted before disappearing into the burrow.
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 4:46PM
Superb shot !!!!!!!!!!!!....lovely quality 'environmental' portrait !!!
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
30 Sep 2012 4:51PM
A charming bird, Ron, and so well captured. Carol
NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
30 Sep 2012 4:54PM
I love the image.......wonderful bird.......GrinGrinGrinGrin
beautiful looking bird like from me.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
30 Sep 2012 4:58PM
Great image, lovely detail, nice one !
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
30 Sep 2012 5:22PM
A superb image Ron. Such a great setting for the Owl.
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 5:34PM
Wonderful wildlife image Ron.

KBan 13 502 4 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 5:55PM
What a beaut Ron !

Keith Grin
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
30 Sep 2012 5:56PM
Smashing image Ron, haven't managed to get down to the HC at Weyhill for a while, I feel an overdue visit is on the cards! Smile

Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
30 Sep 2012 6:19PM
A fine shot of this handsome little bird, I like the surroundings you've captured him in
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
30 Sep 2012 6:37PM
Glad you all seem to like this shot and my very grateful thanks to Pete for the HC and the UA from Keith (KBan)
30 Sep 2012 7:05PM
Popped back to say congrats on the HC Ron, knew it would do well Wink
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
30 Sep 2012 7:09PM

Quote:Popped back to say congrats on the HC Ron, knew it would do well Wink

I did say it looked like a winner Ron, seems I was right my friend, congrats on a well deserved HC,
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 7:18PM
Yes I like him, he seems a wonderful character.

Wonderful image.
LexEquine 12 19 United States
30 Sep 2012 7:42PM
'Superb Shot' ~ LEx
Steve_S Plus
12 181 3 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 7:47PM
Nice one Ron, congrats on the HC
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
30 Sep 2012 7:51PM
This is a wonderful image-- Love the little owl!
Mike_Smith Plus
10 482 1 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 7:56PM
Cracking image again Ron
Glyn1 8 4 1 England
30 Sep 2012 8:07PM
Cracking shot Ron, lovely looking bird.

pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 8:20PM
Got to be a winner I agree with Geoff
Brian_Scott 8 42 27 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 8:48PM
Congrats on the HC Ron
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
1 Oct 2012 12:00AM
beautiful on that grassy slope, a fine pose and lovely tones Smile
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2012 7:37AM
Excellent shot. - Well deserving of the HC, congratulations.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
1 Oct 2012 7:39AM
Much appreciated. Thank you all.
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
1 Oct 2012 12:10PM
What a little beauty! Well deserving of the awards.
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2012 12:35PM
An excellent image - lovely to see him in front of his burrow! Perfect!
Gerryrys 6 1 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2012 12:42PM
Lovely capture. One of my favoiurite places to visit as well.

1 Oct 2012 12:45PM
A beautiful shot. Well done on the awards Grin

Maiwand 11 3 73 England
1 Oct 2012 1:42PM
Thanks all
1 Oct 2012 2:38PM
love it !!
teocali Plus
10 441 18 England
1 Oct 2012 3:55PM
Superbly detailed capture and composition, Ron. Wonderful pose, eye contact and plumage patterning/textures. Congratulations on a very well deserved HC and awards - you would have had mine too but it wasn't available to give. However, it is there in spirit Wink
A Booth 15 11 4 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2012 4:02PM
perky little fellow well recorded near his natural environment. superb detail and colour.
MossyOak 6 22 15 England
1 Oct 2012 6:40PM
One of my favourite birds to be displayed there Ron and very well captured and shown at that distance with a 300mm.
A well earnt HC for one from the HC
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
1 Oct 2012 6:47PM
Thanks Richard, Alan, Sylvia,Steve,.
1 Oct 2012 8:00PM
Fantastic shot Ron. A real beauty.

Super image Ron - dear little owls aren't they? Congrats on the awards - rightly deserved. Lou
NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
2 Oct 2012 6:40PM
Well deserved awards Ron,lovely capture.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
3 Oct 2012 3:03PM
Thanks Jane,Louise,Neil.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2012 5:08PM
Outstanding shot Ron,
and sorry missed earlier
that's me eh?
always saying sorrySad
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
4 Oct 2012 7:56AM
Thanks Lillian
Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2012 8:43PM
Congrats Ron its worth that and more.SmileSmileSmileSmile

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