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Barn Owl

By albi  
One from this morning.... Smile

Had a good hour or so with this Owl, lots of flight shots and a nice ground shot which I'll upload....

Thanks for looking

Tags: Barn owl Hunting Wildlife and nature

Voters: Bob_V, OAKEY, skewey and 178 more

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Comments


OAKEY 8 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2008 7:44PM
Lovely image of a barn owl hunting very well done.Shaun.

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jdh2 10 1 1 United States
29 Mar 2008 7:47PM
of all the owls I think I like this one the best. The position of the wings relative to the bird in flight really comes across well.

Jerry
29 Mar 2008 7:48PM
Another fantastic shot.
29 Mar 2008 7:49PM
2 great shots

Graeme
HUMIE 9 2 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2008 7:50PM
Both great captures but V2 is SPECIAL !

Well done.

*Mike*
User_Removed 8 78 1 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2008 7:53PM
Both brilliant captures
Magpiemick 10 5 2 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2008 7:56PM

Quote:Both great captures but V2 is SPECIAL !

Well done.

*Mike*



Yep.........................................
29 Mar 2008 8:02PM
Both brilliant images but for me, you can't beat a Barn Owl in flight. Version 1 for me it is then....a corker

Mike
chinny 11 492 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2008 8:06PM
V2 for me should have been prime Smile
audi_db 9 8 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2008 8:16PM
Excellent pictures, both are spot on.
Shroomer 9 14 167 England
29 Mar 2008 8:33PM
Superb pair of captures, especially the ground shot
Detail nailed
Richard
29 Mar 2008 8:33PM
Two excellent captures, well taken.

John
Terry L Plus
13 590 5 England
29 Mar 2008 8:35PM
V1 is stunning, but V2 really is special, excellent work Tony, a real pleasure to view.

Regards
Terry.
Pegon 11 78 1 England
29 Mar 2008 8:42PM
Superb shots.
Pete.
KathyW 13 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
29 Mar 2008 8:45PM
Superb images, both are quite exceptional.

Nothing in our owl box so far, except woodpigeons...
Cormy 8 3 England
29 Mar 2008 8:49PM
2 Excellent shots,well done.
Cheers
Alan
29 Mar 2008 9:09PM
Truly outstanding...

Nikki !
albi 12 68 1 England
29 Mar 2008 9:11PM
Thanks all for the kind comments and votes...

Tony
NeilM 9 England
29 Mar 2008 9:14PM
two stunning images, great camera work.

Neil
dickiedriver 10 212 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2008 9:15PM
Great images it has to be V2 for me though nice intimate shot

Richard
User_Removed Junior Member 10 16 England
29 Mar 2008 9:44PM
Both stunning captures, but the eye contact in the ground shot is a killer
Andrew
HebLight 8 14 England
29 Mar 2008 9:46PM
Magic!
andypitstop 11 90 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2008 9:58PM
Amazing....both shots are really great..if i had to choose the ground shot is my fav......given me even more reason to keep trying to get more owl shots... Andy
alwolf 9 341 3 England
29 Mar 2008 10:01PM
Fantastic images,well captured in version1
alan
phil_j 10 134 4 England
29 Mar 2008 10:13PM
Superb in flight shot.

Phil
casson 10 3 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2008 10:20PM
I really like the flight shot
john
Nick_w 9 4.3k 99 England
29 Mar 2008 10:32PM
#1 for me, as I prewfer the action and concentration- but both oustanding
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
29 Mar 2008 11:20PM
Version 2-- He looks a astonished as I!

Jennnnn
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2008 6:57AM
cracking shot
well worthy of the EC

Adrian
stevie 12 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2008 7:58AM
Absolutely fantastic, Tony
30 Mar 2008 7:58AM
2 fab shot
well caught
nice pose fab action well taken
30 Mar 2008 9:00AM
Great shot mate, well done. cant wait to go and get some more images!
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
30 Mar 2008 9:42AM
Excellent timing and detail.
Tom.
SueTurner 11 81 3 England
30 Mar 2008 11:10AM
both excellent shots, like v2 - cos its different
Nick_w 9 4.3k 99 England
30 Mar 2008 11:33AM
Congrats on the EC
30 Mar 2008 12:44PM
I am suffering from bird envy and lens envy. Brilliant shot. Love the ground shot of the Barn Owl.
Dave
albi 12 68 1 England
30 Mar 2008 1:02PM
Thanks all Smile

Thanks for the EC Pete Smile
KBan 11 493 4 England
30 Mar 2008 6:01PM
bril.
Keith
30 Mar 2008 8:13PM
Top image
Mike
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
30 Mar 2008 8:18PM
2 superb shots, I like them both.
Geoff.
kanu 8 India
31 Mar 2008 7:20AM
Simply superb
skydivemike 11 47 Northern Ireland
31 Mar 2008 9:50AM
Well done on your POW.

Mike
MikeRC Plus
11 3.6k United Kingdom
31 Mar 2008 11:00AM
...nice one Albi...."Photo of the Week"...congratulations..well deserved.

....Mike
albi 12 68 1 England
31 Mar 2008 11:25AM
Thanks everyone Smile

Cheers Pete, well chuffed...
chinny 11 492 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2008 11:36AM
Yep well done Mate, that will loook good on your garage wall Wink it might pay for all your fuel now Smile
pennyspike 13 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2008 4:03PM
Congratulations on a stunning image and POTW. Well deserved.
Penny
User_Removed 9 11 11 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2008 4:14PM
Both absolutely stunning shots, love the one in flight. Excellent capture, well done mate. Chris C
31 Mar 2008 6:06PM
Congratulations pic of the week
Mike
mtble 10 7 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2008 8:39PM
Absolutely stunning!
Rob
nigelpye 8 1 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2008 9:54PM
Superb shot of my favorite. Cheers Tony
Barbaraj 9 450 England
1 Apr 2008 7:19AM
Really outstanding. Congrats on the EC.
richardwheel 11 217 2 England
1 Apr 2008 8:08AM
a well deserved 100, congrats on the POTW

rich
angelamary 11 6 England
1 Apr 2008 8:47AM
Gorgeous!
stevie 12 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2008 9:22AM
Delighted this very fine shot is POTW.
Steve
1 Apr 2008 10:11AM
Breathtaking images, I did capture a few barn owl shots myself at my local reserve the other night but I have to say they're not a patch on these, beautifully done!
BURNBLUE Plus
10 12 1 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2008 12:10PM
Excellent!!
Tony, a cracking image. The background of reeds gives the perfect smooth setting for this Barn Owl.
anpix 8 88 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2008 6:39AM
well done on potw
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
2 Apr 2008 4:39PM
Outstanding work as always Tony...congratulations.

Mike
PatrickSmith 11 1.2k 2 United States
2 Apr 2008 5:37PM
Awesome! Congrats on POTW!

Patrick
WilliamRoar 8 188 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2008 7:52PM
Barn Owls are my faviorite!
Nice use of DOF
albi 12 68 1 England
2 Apr 2008 9:19PM
Thanks everyone for the kind comments and votes....

Tony
ValSaxby Plus
11 145 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2008 9:23PM
This is a stunning shot - one of the best I have seen. Love both.

Val
tigertimb 8 40 66 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2008 7:53AM
Two excellent shots, great detail and colours in both. Good DOF and love the action of #1, but #2 is my favourite, I love the low view and the light with the eye contact
Tim
chesh 12 45 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2008 10:45AM
Just Brilliant.

Dave
3 Apr 2008 5:02PM
great shot.
MandsH 9 England
4 Apr 2008 8:20AM
SUperb
mandy
4 Apr 2008 1:30PM
Owl in flight: practically 3 dimensional and seriously professional! And the other shot's not half bad either!
StevenPrice 11 30 2 England
4 Apr 2008 5:38PM
stunning m8 very well done
6 Apr 2008 8:34PM
Well done on the awards. Well deserved.
Dave
7 Apr 2008 9:43PM
Can add to what been said..............
10 Apr 2008 9:41PM
two great images.
ian
nickyv32 9 135 England
14 Apr 2008 8:53PM
Absolutely beautiful shot, 2 lovely shots.

Nicky
leeg 13 165
20 Apr 2008 8:46AM
nown surely you are happy with that lump of glass after these shots... that teeny 500 wouldn't have been enough for full frame freddy here!!

Great work Tony
24 Apr 2008 2:58PM
It's been a long time since I looked at your p/f sorry. WHAT a lot I have missed!! A fantastic image here as are the rest. Congrats on all your awards, they are certainly worthy!!

I shall be back VERY soon!

Fran
A Booth 14 11 4 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2008 6:50PM
superb capture.
Anthony 14 5.6k 17 Scotland
8 May 2008 3:58PM
oustanding shot, excellent image.

Anthony
plugin 12 1 Canada
10 May 2008 6:38PM
Both images are TOTALLY FANTASTIC!
Jim
hoopsa 8 United Kingdom
23 May 2008 8:53PM
Prefer the in flight version. That is a wonderful photo at every level.
Paddy 13 254 8 England
25 May 2008 10:00PM
both wonderful, excelent work SmileP
Mikenya 8 13 United Kingdom
13 Jun 2008 7:30AM
Beautiful photograph,
PeelNStick 12 4 United States
25 Jun 2008 4:13AM
Fantastic. It literally jumps off the page.
13 Jul 2008 9:10AM
great shots ,lovely and clear.well done.
Paul
ryuneo 11 67
16 Jul 2008 12:50PM
beautiful shot! Breathtaking
bzbee Plus
12 102 3 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2008 5:46PM
yay!!! Congrtulations
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2008 7:43PM
wonderful shot of the best of the owls.
Wilmot 8 338 1 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2008 6:17PM
Amazing superb stunning!!!!!
Steve
robdebank 7 164 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2008 12:34PM
WOW. The best bird photographer in eZine.
justin c 12 4.8k 36 England
17 Jul 2009 6:15PM
A top shot.

Justin

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