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Northern Hawk Owl
06-JAN-2011

Northern Hawk Owl

This is the cleanest of several frames of this Northern Hawk Owl on a spruce perch. The snow was begining to fall more heavily reducing the visibility somewhat. As you can see from the top of the tree, it is a well used perch for this swift and silent hunter.

Canon EOS 7D
1/800s f/8.0 at 400.0mm iso640 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
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Dennis18-Jan-2011 13:41
Great capture...nice eye contact.
Cheers !
Doug Jones13-Jan-2011 03:45
Wow, spectacular image!! Sharp and excellent color.
pkocinski09-Jan-2011 13:11
Awesome image! ~V Looks like he has his eye on you next - hehe!
wade clare07-Jan-2011 16:34
Good shot,Bill
Ted Busby07-Jan-2011 15:32
Well done Bill...Despite the lighting; this one turned out well.Love the eye contact!
vatorman07-Jan-2011 05:51
NIce one Bill - and is that a dab of blood on his beak?
Ann Pettigrew07-Jan-2011 04:49
Incredible shot, Bill. Do you see these owls often where you live? I have only ever seen one and it was in Vermont if I remember correctly.
Robert Houde07-Jan-2011 03:41
Very nice work Bill.
Hank Vander Velde07-Jan-2011 03:38
Nice shot Bill.
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