Great Horned Owl

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Great Horned Owl

Tiia Vissak 12/19/2012 9:35:53 AM

a great portrait! #1504340

Stan Kwasniowski 12/19/2012 9:55:12 AM

Emile, wonderful image, I have one of these stuffed. It was a road kill that my Son Stephen picked up, had to get a licence from the Gov. to have it mounted, as it is a protected species. #10470668

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/19/2012 10:02:50 AM

Great capture and kool comp it!

jo ann c. #10470678

Jeff Robinson 12/19/2012 10:09:18 AM

Great capture and info Doc - I never knew that! #10470687

Robert R. Goodman 12/19/2012 10:31:00 AM

Hi Emile,Excellent capture and info my friend.We have a lot of them here in the valley!!!! #10470727

Colette M. Metcalf 12/19/2012 10:39:36 AM

Wonderful capture, Emile!!! #10470761

Joy Rector 12/19/2012 11:02:52 AM

beautiful shot #10470816

John Connolly 12/19/2012 11:07:24 AM

A wonderful capture of this beautiful bird Emile! Owls are high on my list of favorite birds! #10470822

Kay E. Mahoney 12/19/2012 12:07:55 PM

Beautiful owl. Interesting facts about them. #10470898

Phyllis A. Houghton 12/19/2012 12:33:23 PM

This is a wonderful portrait of this owl. Great detail, bkg, colors and tones, comp. It is always nice to see this bird. #10470936

Michelle Alton 12/19/2012 3:59:14 PM

Fantastic information...ears asymmetrically placed. Who knew? Beautiful photograph, Emile. #10471151

Terry Cervi 12/19/2012 6:03:25 PM

Wow, Emile! That's fascinating information! And what a terrific capture!! #10471326

David Phalen 12/19/2012 6:06:05 PM

Excellent wildlife capture with excellent colors, details and info!! #10471336

Carol L. Fowler 12/19/2012 6:56:09 PM

How wonderful! Beautiful bird! #10471450

Emile Abbott 12/20/2012 7:35:50 AM

Thanks Tiia, Stan, JO ANN, Jeff, Bobby, Colette, Joy, John, Kay, Phyllis, Michelle, Terry, David and Carol. #10472146

Nancy L. Green 12/23/2012 3:29:03 PM

He is a real beauty my friend, VERY well done!! <>< #10476392

Emile Abbott 12/23/2012 4:11:45 PM

Thanks Nancy. #10476452

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The Great Horned Owl has tuffs of feathers on the top which are not its ears. Its hunts not by sight but by hearing and the right ear is located under its right wing and its left ear is located over its left wing. How neat is that. The iris of the eye is yellow.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/3200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 2000, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

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