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Uploaded: 10/31/11 3:50 PM GMT
Great Horned Owl
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I've seen owls in zoos and at bird places but this is the first time I've seen one just sitting in a tree. The neat thing was that there were two of them. I chose to center the owl but you could easily crop on the right if you'd prefer a more square view. Thanks in advance for any comments. ENJOY! Please view full screen.

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::biffobear
10/31/11 4:08 PM GMT
That's a cute little bundle Jen..You done good...R.
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::Inkeri
10/31/11 4:37 PM GMT
He is looking at you.Cute little owl.Fantastic photo,Jen.
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.piupiu
10/31/11 6:04 PM GMT
Awesome!.
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::danika
10/31/11 6:19 PM GMT
Love those golden eyes ... beautifully captured, Jen.
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::0930_23
10/31/11 6:19 PM GMT
He looks like he belongs in the Who's Who of Owls, WC.
Wonderful photo.

TicK


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People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
::Starry173
10/31/11 6:48 PM GMT
Interesting shot. It seems somehow distracted, like it is looking off into space. Reminds me of looking out the window in grade school. What a beautiful owl!!!
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::corngrowth
10/31/11 7:16 PM GMT
He know he's clever. Think therefore he is posing that willingly for your Jen.

Very fine post.

Regards, Cornelius.
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::tigger3
10/31/11 8:02 PM GMT
A wonderful find, and well captured, I like the look you captured on his face. Tigs♥ =^..^=

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.soggy
10/31/11 9:30 PM GMT
Nice well focused shot of the owl; capturing the fine feather & iris details Jen. ...Ed
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::lilu103
11/01/11 6:55 AM GMT
What a beautiful creature, I love owls. How fortunate to catch him in his own habitat. I've only seen them at night when I can't shoot them. The way the branches are I think centered works here.
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::PatAndre
11/01/11 3:42 PM GMT
What camera are you using to take these animal pics with? Excellent.
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::egggray
11/01/11 8:48 PM GMT
Fantastic. What a thrill it must have been to see this Owl in the wild, you must have gotten goose bumps. Nice focus and capture of it looking down.
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::luckyshot
11/03/11 2:33 PM GMT
Jen - Well done! Thad
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::auroraobers
11/03/11 7:11 PM GMT
We have a few owls that live in our trees, but they're always gone by the time we get back with our cameras. Nice capture.
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.icedancer
11/04/11 6:47 PM GMT
He's lovely and so is your capture
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.rotcivski
11/06/11 7:22 PM GMT

Fantastic capture Jen.

Victor
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::wheedance
11/11/11 10:23 PM GMT
Love it! I've always wished to spot one in the wild. I think it's perfect as is with the gorgeous background.
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