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Snowy Owl from Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge

Discussion in 'Birds' started by mike mac, Jun 21, 2005.

  1. This guy was in the pen next to the Red tails he was so cool to watch up close, sure wish they would have taken these birds out for display. Taken with the 300 f4 at f5.6 at 1/30s
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    this one was taken with the 70-200 f3.5 1/90s
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  2. Beautiful, Mike. Love the feet!
     
  3. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    I like the feet too Mike, but those eyes are incredible.

    Any idea why this guy was in the refuge? Seems like a crime to pen up such a beautiful wild animal.
     
  4. I agree, love the eyes of the Snowy Owl. I really would like to get a shot of one. I am going to try a place here in the Pacific NW called NW Trek. Thanks for sharing these.
     
  5. The are beautiful, man they must find it hot in this heat. Luv their eyes and feet like someone else mentioned. Nicely done Mike
     
  6. Nicely done - boy, he sure looks soft!
     
  7. These birds are the coolest, no pun intended. I enjoyed watching them very much they sure have some nasty talons
     
  8. Thanks frank, the eyes are mesmerizing
    the bird had a collision with a plane and lost its wing
     
  9. I would do anything to come up north and shoot these guys in the wild, look forward to your posts from your trip to the Trek
     
  10. Keith thanks for lookign they have big fans psostioned to keep the pen cool in warm weather
     
  11. thanks Rory sure would like to see these guys in the wild
     
  12. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Beautiful raptor, Mike

    just a mesmerizing look about him!
     
  13. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    They are so beautiful Mike.... Good work.

    Eyes, soft and Feet here to :>))


    Looks just like ya wanna hug one.
     
  14. Nice ones, Mike!

    They sure have a lot of protection, including the furry moustache around the beak.

    Thanks for sharing.
     
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