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

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FeatherFriend 8 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
30 Sep 2012 3:50PM
Never even heard of such a thing Ron, wonderful capture bud.

Gareth Smile
Tibetan 3 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
As Geoff has already mentioned Ron, what an excellent image mate....Cracking detail and composition and I love this shot Wink
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 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
5 1.1k 68 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 4:46PM
Superb shot !!!!!!!!!!!!....lovely quality 'environmental' portrait !!!
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
30 Sep 2012 4:51PM
A charming bird, Ron, and so well captured. Carol
30 Sep 2012 4:54PM
I love the image.......wonderful bird.......GrinGrinGrinGrin
beautiful looking bird like from me.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Great image, lovely detail, nice one !
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
30 Sep 2012 5:22PM
A superb image Ron. Such a great setting for the Owl.
franken Plus
13 3.7k 4 Wales
30 Sep 2012 5:34PM
Wonderful wildlife image Ron.

KBan Plus
10 486 4 England
30 Sep 2012 5:55PM
What a beaut Ron !

Keith Grin
Ade_Osman 12 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 Plus
9 255 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 Plus
9 3 71 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)
Popped back to say congrats on the HC Ron, knew it would do well Wink
FeatherFriend 8 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 Plus
4 17 1 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 7:18PM
Yes I like him, he seems a wonderful character.

Wonderful image.
LexEquine 9 19 United States
30 Sep 2012 7:42PM
'Superb Shot' ~ LEx
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 7:47PM
Nice one Ron, congrats on the HC
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
30 Sep 2012 7:51PM
This is a wonderful image-- Love the little owl!
Mike_Smith Plus
8 270 1 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 7:56PM
Cracking image again Ron
Glyn1 Plus
6 4 1 England
30 Sep 2012 8:07PM
Cracking shot Ron, lovely looking bird.

pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2012 8:20PM
Got to be a winner I agree with Geoff
30 Sep 2012 8:48PM
Congrats on the HC Ron
annettep38 Plus
4 217 36 Costa Rica
1 Oct 2012 12:00AM
beautiful on that grassy slope, a fine pose and lovely tones Smile
CaroleS Plus
5 361 3 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2012 7:37AM
Excellent shot. - Well deserving of the HC, congratulations.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
1 Oct 2012 7:39AM
Much appreciated. Thank you all.
Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
1 Oct 2012 12:10PM
What a little beauty! Well deserving of the awards.
AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2012 12:35PM
An excellent image - lovely to see him in front of his burrow! Perfect!
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 Plus
9 3 71 England
1 Oct 2012 1:42PM
Thanks all
1 Oct 2012 2:38PM
love it !!
teocali Plus
8 421 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 13 11 4 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2012 4:02PM
perky little fellow well recorded near his natural environment. superb detail and colour.
MossyOak Plus
4 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 Plus
9 3 71 England
1 Oct 2012 6:47PM
Thanks Richard, Alan, Sylvia,Steve,.
Fantastic shot Ron. A real beauty.

Super image Ron - dear little owls aren't they? Congrats on the awards - rightly deserved. Lou
NeilWigan Plus
5 11 15 England
2 Oct 2012 6:40PM
Well deserved awards Ron,lovely capture.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
3 Oct 2012 3:03PM
Thanks Jane,Louise,Neil.
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2012 5:08PM
Outstanding shot Ron,
and sorry missed earlier
that's me eh?
always saying sorrySad
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
4 Oct 2012 7:56AM
Thanks Lillian
4 Oct 2012 8:43PM
Congrats Ron its worth that and more.SmileSmileSmileSmile

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