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Whispering sweet nothings

By simons
Taken at Old Warden Bird of Prey centre. I watched as the owl on the left moved closer and then looked as if it was whispering to the one on the right, probably saying something like "not another one of those photographers" or "quick show your best side".
Other suggestions welcome.

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: jan's, elcid, mr g and 38 more

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jan's 14
10 Dec 2004 1:50PM
Excellent shot.

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mr g 13 403 3 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2004 1:51PM
Very nice shot - a nice moment captured. One of my children rejoiced in telling everyone who would listen today this joke - What is the most common type of owl found in Britain?

A teatowel!!!
Was funny at first but got less so after hearing it several times
elcid 13 150 England
10 Dec 2004 1:57PM
Great shot.
I can see this going on and on with the jokes.
Ok, here is mine.
I don't give a hoot whoose watching us.

brian1208 Plus
15 11.4k 12 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2004 2:02PM
'You go and sit on his head, I'll grab his camera and get the shot - it has to be worth at least an "HC"' ?

RichardB 13 328 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2004 2:03PM
Delightful shot - just right, captured the detail and the soft of the feathers. well done Smile
grom 13 239
10 Dec 2004 2:05PM
nice shot, caption wise.."a word to the wise"
10 Dec 2004 2:07PM
Nicely captured Simon.

Reference the Joke Rob, should be the flattess Owl (teatowel)

Try this one.
There is an Owl with a 6ft wingspan flying away from bright direct sunlight, when he turns & flys back direct into the bright sun, why does he only have a 3ft wingspan?

For the answer you will need to follow the instructions below. Goog Luck lol

Put one arm to one side making it fully stretched like a wing, then flap like mad with it, cover your eyes with the other hand whilst you are doing this to block out what would be the strong sun.............. There you go lol you now have a 3ft wings span lol

Don't tell me you are flapping your wing blind folded... lol

Oh Oh... I think I need to get out a bit more lol
lyne 14 15
10 Dec 2004 2:18PM
Stunning capture,lovely colour and detail.lyne
photopharm 13 154 England
10 Dec 2004 2:24PM
Lovely image. Is she saying 'Does my bum look big in this?'
vfr400 16 886
10 Dec 2004 4:02PM
"You'd think by now he could afford a better backdrop!"

lovely image.
banehawi Plus
14 1.8k 3890 Canada
10 Dec 2004 8:19PM
Great shot, - sharp!

pea Junior Member 13
10 Dec 2004 10:33PM
Perfectly timed and titled
tartanlady 14 58 Scotland
11 Dec 2004 1:08AM
What a well timed shot, Excellent clarity colour and detail. Love your title.
BrianM 15 6 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2004 8:52AM
Quite cute, nice capture with an apt title, I like it.
helen&peter 14 98
12 Dec 2004 9:25AM
Lovely shot. He's saying 'My place or yours' Click
hobbs 14 1.3k United Kingdom
12 Dec 2004 11:03AM
Very nice shot, well caught. :o)
highlander 14 32 Scotland
12 Dec 2004 11:50AM
Hello Simon, a lovely crisp clear bird shot with great detail and colours...such pretty markings and expertly executed. click
kinfatric 13 550 9 Scotland
12 Dec 2004 2:13PM
Good shot they may be saying we're going to have to start charging for this.

daffydill56 14 190 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2004 11:02PM
You have captured the moment perfectly here Simon. Good detail and well presented.

simons 13 13
13 Dec 2004 11:25AM
Thanks for all the comments, and suggested captions - lol

pfheyes 14 254 1 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2004 11:37AM
A very appealing shot - really well done.

JouŠo 14 56 Finland
14 Dec 2004 5:45AM

faulknerstv 13 421 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2004 12:01PM
great shot

re your comment on my red kite pic, you can get very close to them here in oxfordshire as they have been released as part of a re-introduction programme see for local walks etc

best wishes Steve
deavilin 14 345 1 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2004 12:53PM
Lovely detailSmile

aunt sally 14 110 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2004 4:50AM
A very appealing and cute capture !
Good details as well!
Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
22 Dec 2004 6:37AM
" Whispering so no one else can hear us "A great capture. So well caught and photographed .
Ginger 13
23 Dec 2004 12:19PM
Lovely detail on the plumage. Wonderfully graceful birds. Another good wildlife picture. Ginger.
gooney 13
24 Dec 2004 12:39AM
nice pair of hooters!!!
itinerario 14 42 Netherlands
17 Jan 2005 6:23AM
Good capture of these beautiful birds.
chris_taylor Junior Member 13 161 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2005 12:47PM
Well captured Simon,...."hey look, he's got a 20D"....cheers,chris.
Hawkgenes 13 10 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2005 2:48PM
Fantastic Simon. They clearly like each other. I love the pic.


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