The Stare

Katrina Diaz 4/6/2012 10:04:42 PM

The yellow eyes are stunning! What an intense expression! #1454927

Inge Linden 4/7/2012 12:04:14 AM

Fantastic capture.great clarity #10079078

Jeff W. Robinson 4/7/2012 4:03:15 AM

Great expression - Outstanding capture Phyllis!! #10079200

Jack Gaskin 4/7/2012 5:06:40 AM

Instant Favorite GREAT CATCH
did not get to shoot them this year ????
Have to do my Homework and be sure I do next Winter

Jack #10079335

Bill Houghton 4/7/2012 6:32:06 AM

Phyllis, this is a real good shot of this owl. Great sharpness and detail. Excellent background too. Bill #10079526

Orsi 4/7/2012 3:27:26 PM

Love it!! #10080195

Terry Cervi 4/7/2012 8:10:56 PM

An amazing shot, Phyllis!! A fave! #10080479

Karen Celella 4/8/2012 4:10:47 AM

I see gold on this, Phyllis! #10080725

Ellen Hodges 4/11/2012 4:31:58 AM

Huge WOW, Phyllis!!!! #10085355

Rona L. Schwarz 4/11/2012 10:30:44 PM

WOW, Phyllis!!! This is extraordinary! Fabulous capture of this little guy with exceptional detail and clarity and fantastic BG as well! I see another winner here! #10086716

Deborah C. Lewinson 4/17/2012 4:10:43 PM

Wowie, Phyllis, outstanding, beautiful, and compelling capture!

Debby #10096025

Emile Abbott 4/20/2012 10:14:36 AM

I have yet to get an owl capture. Excellent. #10100826

Mary Beth Aiello 4/24/2012 7:57:07 AM

Fave. And a winner in my book, Phyllis. #10107517

Debra R. Harder 4/26/2012 8:22:56 AM

OMG, Phyllis!! Amazing! I agree with Mary Beth! Winner...and a FAV! Deb #10110080

Leslie McLain 4/29/2012 6:11:04 AM

Amazing capture, Phyllis. #10113599

Heather Loewenhardt 5/8/2012 5:22:38 PM

Wow this is one amazing image Phyllis. #10129985

Kathy Cline 5/19/2012 6:31:57 PM

Omg. I want to grab his cheeks and kiss him he is so cute!
#10142826

Kathy Cline 5/19/2012 6:31:58 PM

Omg. I want to grab his cheeks and kiss him he is so cute!
#10142827

Deborah C. Lewinson 5/25/2012 6:15:26 PM

Congrats on your beautiful and engaging finalist, Phyllis!

Debby #10150207

Ann Coates 5/25/2012 6:39:04 PM

Wow, this is awesome, congratulations on your finalist. #10150399

Danny B. Head 5/25/2012 7:03:39 PM

Amazingly sharp! Congrats! #10150582

Cathy Barrows 5/25/2012 7:08:21 PM

Awesome...congrats #10150612

VISHVAJIT JUIKAR 5/25/2012 7:45:22 PM

Cogtats on your this beautiful finalist.. would love to see with gold #10150818

Bobby Ray Goodman 5/25/2012 7:51:02 PM

Hi Phyllis,Big congratulations my friend!!!! #10150848

Mary Doherty 5/25/2012 7:51:53 PM

Congrats, Phyllis, on your amazing finalist!!! #10150855

Usman M. Bajwa 5/25/2012 7:56:23 PM

Huge CONGRATZ on both your cute and terrific Finalists!!

UB. #10150879

Katherine Kuhn 5/25/2012 8:14:29 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalists! The expression on this guy is amazing!! #10150933

Phyllis Burchett 5/25/2012 8:32:09 PM

Thank you so much everyone! ☺ #10151003

R. J. Laudenbacher 5/25/2012 8:35:40 PM

LOL...I love those eyes! LOL Congrat Phyllis on this amazing Finalist. I see gold coming your way! #10151017

Kathy Cline 5/25/2012 8:53:18 PM

This guy was my favorite!
Super finalist and deserves GOLD! #10151072

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) 5/25/2012 9:03:29 PM

Outstanding finalist Phyllis congratulations :-)
#10151101

Ellen Hodges 5/25/2012 9:37:45 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck with your awesome finalists, Phyllis!!! Both are WOW gorgeous!!! #10151171

Phyllis A. Houghton 5/25/2012 11:10:49 PM

Congrats Phyllis. Love the mono tones. #10151352

Debbie Bray 5/25/2012 11:24:52 PM

Congratulations on an outstanding finalist, Phyllis!! Beautiful work! #10151404

Stefania Barbier 5/25/2012 11:31:49 PM

congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!! #10151426

Mary K. Robison 5/26/2012 12:54:43 AM

Love the blending colors, Phyllis, and the (seemingly)crossed eyes!
Congratulations on this well earned Finalist, and best of luck in the next round!
#10151542

Renee Doyle 5/26/2012 3:17:01 AM

Winner all the way!! BIG congrats to you Phyllis! #10151674

Leslie McLain 5/26/2012 4:43:24 AM

Congrats on a stunning finalist, Phyllis. #10151852

Jessica Jenney 5/26/2012 5:50:50 AM

Congratulations, Phyllis on your fantastic finalist! #10151986

Christopher J. Budny 5/26/2012 7:03:36 AM

That is just a fantastic capture! Congratulations! #10152278

Carol Eade 5/26/2012 8:22:42 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Phyllis! #10152642

Mary Beth Aiello 5/26/2012 8:57:56 AM

No surprise here, Phyllis. This is going Gold. Huge congrats. #10152711

Carla Capra 5/26/2012 11:22:49 AM

This is outstanding!
Love those eyes and I couldn't help but laugh, just delightful.
Congratulations. #10152947

Emile Abbott 5/26/2012 11:48:43 AM

Huge Congratulations from Texas on this outstanding finalist Phyllis. #10153029

Terry Cervi 5/26/2012 12:29:52 PM

Congrats on your gorgeous finalists, Phyllis! #10153187

Tammy Espino 5/26/2012 1:08:53 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist, love those eyes :) #10153333

Julie Burnett 5/26/2012 1:11:13 PM

Congrats in advance of this going Gold, no way it can miss!! Simply amazing, Phyllis!! #10153337

Patricia A. Coblentz 5/26/2012 1:20:47 PM

Amazing comp, and love the eyes! Big congratulations on your finalist, Phyllis! #10153356

David M. Montero 5/26/2012 1:45:33 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist selection of this simply awesome capture Phyllis! #10153434

Carol L. Fowler 5/26/2012 3:24:24 PM

Wonderful Finalist! Congrats #10153721

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/26/2012 6:41:11 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist Phyllis, I love it!

jo ann c. #10154324

Debra R. Harder 5/27/2012 8:15:45 AM

A GOLD winner in my book all the way, Phyllis! Huge congratulations on your SUPERB finalist! Deb #10155355

Eivor Kuchta 5/27/2012 9:56:22 AM

This has to be a winner! Amazing capture! Congratulations on your finalist! #10155533

Barbara Waldoch 5/28/2012 12:09:00 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalists, Phyllis! #10156582

Carol Flisak 5/28/2012 8:43:41 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Phyllis! #10158110

Heather Loewenhardt 5/29/2012 1:28:57 AM

Congrats on this stunning finalist image Phyllis. Good luck. #10158359

Erica Murphy 5/29/2012 5:34:37 PM

This is awesome Phyllis!! Congratulations! #10160086

Stephanie Frey 5/30/2012 6:03:48 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Phyllis!! #10161082

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 6/2/2012 11:43:53 AM

WOW! FANTASTIC finalist, Phyllis! :-) k #10165974

Merna L. Nobile 6/8/2012 3:17:14 PM


Achievement begins with belief, CONGRATULATIONS on your achievement!Merna
#10173361


To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Description

Burrowing Owl, Florida

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 1100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 850.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3S

Uploaded on 4/6/2012 10:01:52 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D3s Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Phyllis Burchett. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Contact photographer via gallery.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.