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Challenge: B Is For _______ (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D600
Lens: Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR
Location: Parker, CO
Date: Mar 4, 2013
Aperture: 10.0
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/100
Date Uploaded: Mar 5, 2013

Not really shooting for the challenge but bird does fit so what the heck. We have a nesting pair of Horned Owls outside of my work, unfortunately they are always deep in the trees and I have not been able to get a clear shot of either of them yet. It should be interesting when the eggs hatch to see the baby Owls and especially watch as they learn to fly. From what I have read the babies shake the nest violently and sometimes cause the nest to fall apart as they learn to flap their wings. I am sure there will be more shot to follow as they progress.

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Place: 69 out of 161
Avg (all users): 5.5476
Avg (commenters): 6.6667
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Views since voting: 192
Views during voting: 209
Votes: 126
Comments: 4
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04/23/2013 12:40:56 PM
Nice shot... I think Owls have great vision...and he is looking straight into the camera...lol..watch out the fella might be going into attack mode...lol...5.5 ???...sheesh...
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03/12/2013 08:17:21 PM
Or B is for Bewildered.
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03/11/2013 06:25:52 AM
Bad ass alright he looks down right filth very well done separating the foreground from the main image good sharpness and composition ..Well done
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03/09/2013 08:34:31 PM
Bubo virginianus.
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