November 17th, 2012 – Avian Friday: SEO
The Short-eared Owl is one of my favorite birds. One season, I had the good fortune of being able to see, photograph and get really close to a few of these intriguing raptors. This beauty had been resting a while when I was able to get within a reasonably close distance without disturbing her.
Short-Eared Owl (Asio flammeus)
Fir Island, Washington
Canon 1D Mark II + Canon EF 500/4L IS USM + 1.4X Rear Extender
Processed with Lightroom 2 Photoshop CS3.
Feel free to comment below if you like what you see or have any other observations.
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