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Horses grazing on a foggy and wet winter morning in Lansing, Michigan.
Zebra photobombs gazelle!
The Louvre
Star Trails over an Old Fire Tower
Baboons in the Ngorongoro Crater
Rural thunderstorm.
Searching For Seashells at Sunrise
In Your Watch
Sky Needles
Polaris(North Star) with star trails circling
Ooh that face!
The Great horned owl
Gazelle in the Grasslands
Blooming Barrel
Sunrise at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Zebra stampede-Get out of their way!
Dining Companion
A Risky Jump over Horseshoe Bend
The American Bald Eagle.
Gladys Knight and the Pips
A Trek up The Great Wall of China
Aloe vera blossoms and a Bee
Battle of lights
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The Great horned owl

We found this young great horned owl watching us intently as we were passing by. On a birding trip driving through a recreational area near the Mississippi River in NW Illinois we had a lucky daytime sighting of the owl perched about eye level in the pine trees.

TAGS: Illinois, Wildlife

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Thomson, Illinois, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Ryan Eckstein.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2018
Total Views: 14
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 3, 2018, 7:41 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Shutter Speed: 1/125
ISO: ISO1000
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PHOTO LOCATION Thomson, Illinois, United States of America