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Crow on a gray day
A fog ring around the Columbia River Gorge
The glow of the sun at Ponytail falls
Key Largo Iguana
A flower blessed with many petals on Bainbridge Island
Jade
Elders waiting for whale meat during Nalukataq
Newport Bay in Oregon at Sunset
Sunset in Coney Island
Storm is coming!
lagoon dream of a shephard, close to Briançon
Female snowy owl protecting nest
Spider in backyard
Just like a fish out of a Gokyo lake
Fishing boat longing for the tide to come
Coastal erosion monitoring
Ducks swimming in a Brooklyn lake.
Socoa sailing
white horse
Yaks walking in the sky
Lightning Cloud Sunset on Lake Monroe
I just blow and...
The Mighty Hudson
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Female snowy owl protecting nest

A female snowy owl protects her owlets while biologist Denver Holt work on the nest identifying and banding the chicks. She wouldn't fully attack but dive bombed quite a few times. At the same time she was calling the male to take action defending the nest.

TAGS: Alaska, Arctic, United States, Wildlife

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El Paso, Texas, United States of America
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© Florencia Mazza Ramsay.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2015
Total Views: 92
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 17, 2015, 6:43 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 135mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Barrow, Alaska, United States of America