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Owls and Owlets

This is a discussion on Owls and Owlets within the Animals (mammals, birds, insects etc.) forums, part of the Show your photo (Color) - Landscape & Nature (flowers, mountains, storms etc.) category; Found these guys today while out on the bike for a ride. Watched them for a long time. Great horned ...

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    Found these guys today while out on the bike for a ride. Watched them for a long time.

    Great horned owlets:



    Time for a Nap:

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    Very cute! Nice capture. Don't think I've ever seen owlets before. Thanks for sharing.
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    Meet the parents...well one of them anyway...the other was higher up and more obscured by branches.





    I so wish I was better at bird photography.
    I know where they are so I might go back and give it another go. I thought I heard them the other morning hooting in the same area and low and behold..there they were today!
    Used a tripod but I still don't think they are sharp enough.
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    One more:
    They just blend in so well with the trees.


    The other parent was sleeping a bit higher up and well hidden in the trees and leaves:

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    Nice..I am so wanting to get some Owl shots. Getting ready to pin Maxis ears back glue a beak on her face and sit her in a tree

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    Very cool shots Casil!! I had an 'awwwwwwwwww cute' moment

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    They're adorable. Nice find.

    I'm not sure your photos are as fuzzy as you think. The owlets look pretty sharp, and it seems like the portions around the face of the adults are, too. Maybe your eye is being fooled by the barring pattern of the bodies' feathers. Either way, please, get more pictures. It'd be interesting to see a season's worth.

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    great captures Casil
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    Thanks for the nice words....
    I know where they are so I think I will start this thread on watching them grow. Not too far from my place and really easy to capture.
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