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Barred Owl
Fall 2009

Barred Owl

Eastern Ontario, Canada.

A Barred Owl was actively hunting from early morning and was still looking for prey late into the day. At one point it made several barking sounds and then flew into the woods seemingly to roost. A minute later it was back out again looking very much alert. Often it seemed to hear prey below and a number of times looked ready to pounce even lifting its leg...then just as quickly settled back down onto its perch again.


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Thomas Bernhardsson14-Apr-2010 06:44
Very nice flight shot! Great timing.
Gillian29-Dec-2009 15:11
Gorgeous shot! I have yet to get any decent photos of this species. Yours are amazing! V
Larry Handal26-Dec-2009 01:31
Wow is all I can say!
Dominic Cantin11-Dec-2009 22:25
WOW ! A very beautiful and graceful image 8) I hope to have this oportunity one day !

Dom :)
Jean Chiasson08-Dec-2009 00:39
Great catch action bravo vote
Chuck Kling07-Dec-2009 11:05
YOU ARE ONE LUCKY GUY !!! BRAVO !! BIG V. !!
Guest 07-Dec-2009 06:01
Gorgeous shot! Now if you could just get them to stop displacing the Spotted Owls along the West Coast!
Sayer07-Dec-2009 02:16
Lovely! Very nicely done. ~v