Owl and baby

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I heard from somebody at work that there was this owl nesting in a nearby forest preserve. So I went this weekend looking for it and got a few shots. There were two owlets too, but I was able to see only one, when he peeked up for a brief moment. :)

The mom
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Mom with baby
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Another shot of mom with baby
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Regards,
-Vinod
 
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I second Gale's WOW!! These are great. I've yet to ever see an owl. They are high on my list of desirable targets.

Very nice Vinod. :wink:

Frank
 
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Vinod,

Just superb! What a great opportunity and you sure took advantage of it. Great shots, all 3. I think I prefer #2 as well, by a ... feather.
 
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Greg Giesing said:
I make this out to be a Long Eared Owl. Great find and nice shots. love the contrast

Hi Greg,
I am not able to figure out if it is the Long Eared Owl or the Great Horned Owl, they both look very similar. I'll do some more research :D

Regards,
-Vinod
 
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Fantastic. The second shot is my favorite! I am soooo jealous of those shots! Great job.
 
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Thanks Steve, Virginia, Don and Frits...I was lucky that the mom was around at the time I went, I heard it is usually out looking for food :)


Regards,
-Vinod
 
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what an ..............

absolutely adorable capture, beautifully done!!!! picture speaks for itself :!: WOW :shock:
 

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