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Owl in Flight 2010 AZ Ren Fest

An Owl flys by the crowd while the lens turns them into beautiful eye candy at the 2010 Arizona Renaissance Festival Bird of Prey show.

 

This is another one of those shots I almost didn't post because it is so similar to another but my daughter loved the open beak.

 

What you might not know about Owls:

 

You know Owls have great vision at night, but did you know that Owls can hunt by sound alone in complete and total darkness. National Geographic placed an Owl in total darkness in a controlled blacked out room with the Owl perched on a ledge far above and a lone mouse 20 feet below on the floor. The Owl flew down off the perch and captured the mouse by sound alone!

 

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Canon 5D Mark II digital camera and Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens.

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Taken on February 6, 2010