Getting Ready to Fledge

© Michael Umbreit

Getting Ready to Fledge

Uploaded: August 21, 2013


Juvenile Great Horned Owl

Comments welcome and appreciated!

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1600, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Susan McNeill level-deluxe August 23, 2013

I LOVE your photo. The owl blends in so well with the tree that it looks like it has an elongated body, kind of spooky and cool at the same time. I shared it with a couple of wildlife loving friends. What would you charge me for a print?
Susan McNeill #1541591

Colette M. Metcalf August 23, 2013

Wonderful capture!! #10818282

Barbara Mason August 25, 2013

A wonderful image Mike - where was this image taken ? #10820534

Michael Umbreit August 27, 2013

Thanks so much for the very kind comments! This was taken in the Fabyan Forest Preserve along the Fox River in Geneva, IL.

Susan just drop me a note and I'll see if we can work something out.


Mike #10822477

Pat Abbott level-classic September 30, 2013

Beautiful shot! Congratulations! #10856958

Barbara Mason September 30, 2013

Great to see this again Mike, Congratulations !!! #10857026

Tarun Bose September 30, 2013

Big congrats Mike for your winner.

Colette M. Metcalf October 01, 2013

WTG! Congratulations!!!! #10858006

Michael Umbreit October 01, 2013

Thanks so much! I was so glad to get out and see this owl earlier in the year before it fledged.

Mike #10858420

Lydia Williams level-deluxe October 01, 2013

Congratulations again, Mike...fantastic winning month for you...happy, happy! Well done... This is a great image... #10858839

David Phalen October 01, 2013

BIG Congrats on a well deserved Winner!! #10858944

Karen Celella level-deluxe October 02, 2013

Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Mike! #10860002

Rona L. Schwarz October 02, 2013

This is a marvelous capture, Mike! I hope you've entered it all over the place because it is sure to win more accolades! Huge Congratulations on an outstanding winner! #10860777

Linda A. Braddock October 03, 2013

Mike, Congratulations on this beautiful Winner! Gorgeous! #10861065

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 03, 2013

Fannnn...tastic! Congratulations on your awesome GOLD winner Mike!

jo ann c. #10861142

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic October 07, 2013

Big CONGRATZ on another Gold Win, Mike!!!

UB. #10864458

Merna L. Nobile October 13, 2013

You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna

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