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Mating Robberfly
An aerial nightview of Bangkok city in Thailand
Wake Up Bee
Breakfast at the Grande Floridian
Eyes of Robberfly
Around the bend on the Adirondack Railroad
Butterfly on Zinnia in garden
Table scraps
Exploring the open roads and art of West Texas
Fragmentation of memory
Hyacinth
So much wind
Kansas City's Red Bridge Love Locks
Baby squirrel peaking out of tree limb
Autumn on the Farm
Shady Cat
fall foliage reflecting on an Alaskan river
Pumpkin Patch corn pit
Icy river in a remote Alaskan village
Fleur Noir
Sun setting over the ocean at sunset cliffs
Tree in the wind
Exploring southern Washington with my best friend
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
So much wind

Over three days I was luck enough to be able to watch this Eastern Screech owl in a low roost. I spent about 25 hours over those three days mostly looking at an empty hole. On this day there was a Cold Front moving through the area, and we were getting strong wind gusts. Every time one of these gusts would come through the little owl would get incredibly worried, and start looking around for predators. Often times it would jump back into it's hole and not come out for hours afterwards.

TAGS: Nature, Ohio, Owl, Wildlife, Wind

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Columbus , Ohio, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Christopher Brinkman.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 18, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X
Focal Length: 840mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f10
ISO: ISO2500
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