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Woodworking with Ben
Woodworking on a drill press
Through the Fog
Sunflower blanketed by autumn's first frost.
A Short-Eared Owl Checks out the Sound of the Shutter
Sunset of Dead Horse Point
Forbidden Love
Flight of the Bumble Bee
Sunset of Cape Royal
Raindrops on Magenta Flowers
Scars on the Landscape
Great Grey Owl
Man in the moon
Stunning Scottish Highlands Sunset
Cross Fox
Through the Fence
Reflections
Saving these crumbs for later
Curious Squirrel
Sunrise at Haleakala Summit
Bull Elk
Just a squirrel and his peanut
Firefighter at a burn training in Southern Maine
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Great Grey Owl

Great Grey Owls are one of the few owls that routinely hunt during daylight hours and perch on relatively low tree branches making them a photographers dream. This particular owl and another juvenile in the area were quite dedicated hunters and would search for mice and voles in the dry grass and meadows swooping long and low before gliding back up to a suitable perch. It was seemingly unphased by human presence and would stare right into the camera often both during flight and while scanning for prey from the pine branches.

TAGS: Nps100, Owl, Wildlife, Wyoming

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Kihei, Hawaii, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Jennifer Rogers.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2016
Total Views: 78
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Oct. 9, 2016, 9:19 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X
Focal Length: 420mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO2500
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PHOTO LOCATION Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States of America