Norfolk Jewel

By albi  
Another Norfolk Barn Owl hunting at dusk, this one my good mate Chinny found.... Nice work mate... Wink

Thanks for looking.

Tags: Sunset Birds Norfolk Barn owl Hunting Wildlife and nature

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pennyspike Plus
13 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2008 9:20PM
So lovely against that background.

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Great picture and unusal in that the barn owl appears to be looking at you.
cassiecat Plus
8 39 46 England
6 Dec 2008 9:21PM
its a beauty.lesley
piccy Plus
10 8 Wales
6 Dec 2008 9:23PM
What a shot, lovely.
Terry L Plus
13 591 5 England
6 Dec 2008 9:26PM
Stunning work as always Tony
this is a stunner, very well timed and the detail is superb...
Fantastic shot - he appears to be "clocking" you!
I love barn owls and this is the best I have seen for a while. Fantastic!
P.S. I don't value the click system- this desrves lots more !!!!!
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
6 Dec 2008 9:34PM
Great in flight capture

cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
6 Dec 2008 9:36PM
this is an excellent well timed shot and with the owl looking at you makes it even more special as tigress says this deserve more
CanonMan Plus
15 524 4 England
6 Dec 2008 9:36PM
Lovely shot. Great detail and lovely colours.
albi Plus
12 68 1 England
6 Dec 2008 9:39PM
Yes, the Barn Owl is looking at me, my cameras so loud when it fires it could wake the dead.... :-( not really the best tool when trying to get images of a bird that hunts by sound...

Thanks for the comments everyone.
6 Dec 2008 9:40PM
As always in a class of 1.

taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
6 Dec 2008 9:47PM
A perfect shot me thinkks
rossi Plus
13 142 11 England
6 Dec 2008 9:50PM

jbailey Plus
9 113 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2008 9:51PM
What a great shot - made even better because he is looking at you!

6 Dec 2008 9:52PM
6 Dec 2008 9:53PM
What a wonderful image, superb photography, could not get much better.
TerryMcK Plus
8 71 2 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2008 9:54PM
A photographic work of art in every way!
Mounters Plus
10 85 2 England
6 Dec 2008 9:59PM
What a masterpiece
Brilliant ...background is great ,lighting is great ....and you couldn't have asked for a better timed capture of the owl. First rate.

skewey Plus
10 31 England
6 Dec 2008 10:02PM
Another cracker Tony.
dalecath Plus
10 60 3 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2008 10:04PM
Yes a nother cracking shot Tony.
Its funny when your shutter go's and they look round but its not long before they carry on hunting.

6 Dec 2008 10:09PM
Great image in every way Smile
6 Dec 2008 10:17PM
Nice Barny shot mate, great its looking at you.
Paintman Plus
10 1.2k 177 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2008 10:19PM
I think this is a fantastic shot.

6 Dec 2008 10:28PM
an absolute stunning shot
the Golden light is to die for ... such a richness and beautiful... perspective Tony


ps it was probably askin..." hev yew gotta loight boy "
arhb Plus
9 3.2k 68 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2008 11:29PM
This is such a great image.
mohikan22 Plus
12 2.3k 2 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2008 11:31PM
Excellent shot. the fact he seems to be looking at you makes it even better Grin
6 Dec 2008 11:46PM
wow superb
BIG WOW. Stunning shot.
7 Dec 2008 12:48AM
Like it Tony, the Barnie season has begun, love that stare. Cheers
diver pete Plus
12 71 1 New Zealand
7 Dec 2008 2:49AM
Awesome image. Beautiful light!
bfgstew Plus
10 668 105 England
7 Dec 2008 6:45AM
Perfect Tony simple as that....

Am awarding you my user award, it was a tight call between you and Clint, but this one just edges it, congrats, very well deserved.
7 Dec 2008 7:26AM
amazing capture. how long did you have to wait?
jenquest Plus
14 561 1 Tokelau
7 Dec 2008 7:54AM
And looking straight at you. Good work indeed.
stevie Plus
13 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
7 Dec 2008 10:21AM
Just about perfect to my eye.
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
7 Dec 2008 5:21PM
In Norfolk light! Tony. Ron.
proberts Plus
12 218 4 Wales
7 Dec 2008 6:38PM
Stunning capture Tony.Fabulous warmth and love the catchlights.
albi Plus
12 68 1 England
7 Dec 2008 7:54PM
Thanks everyone for the kind comments and personal awards, much appreciated....

harrattp Plus
10 11 4 England
7 Dec 2008 9:05PM
Awesome, absolutely awesome. The detail and colours are superb.

Maddie Plus
11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2008 10:29AM
8 Dec 2008 5:53PM
They don't come any better than this Tony, excellent.
franfoto Plus
9 2 32 England
9 Dec 2008 7:17PM
Shroomer 10 14 167 England
11 Dec 2008 4:26PM
Splendid as always Albi
Great eye contact on the fly by
Wowzer! What a once in a lifetime moment!

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