Barn owl hunting for mice

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I posted a similar shot some months ago, but the background was cluttered and I thought it spoiled the picture. The bird can now be seen very clearly, which was my objective.

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  1. hilong2 76 months ago | reply

    Nothing short of outstanding!

  2. Pezski 76 months ago | reply

    wonderful shot! the essence of owl

    (from the www.flickr.com/groups/1on1avian/ group)

  3. yamahagarn 76 months ago | reply

    Great picture
    Nicely captured.

    Your photo was seen in The Best of British Nature.

  4. dunraven48 75 months ago | reply

    well taken!!

  5. Babu l'binchou 74 months ago | reply

    Superbe!! comme tant d'autres photos de la galerie. Excellent travail!

  6. Tambako the Jaguar 74 months ago | reply

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  7. Sayid Budhi 74 months ago | reply

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  8. fgcp035 74 months ago | reply

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  9. Allard Schager 74 months ago | reply

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  10. Avielpa 74 months ago | reply

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  11. cnmark 73 months ago | reply

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  12. renrut01 72 months ago | reply

    Wonderful shot

  13. steven.m. 68 months ago | reply

    Woooooooow! A stunning image! Perfection! Up there with the very best on flickr! Definitely going into my favourites. Well done!

  14. sandro47 68 months ago | reply

    Great photo!!

  15. oTHER wORLD 62 months ago | reply

    excellent details. u froze the moment so efficiently. awesome!

  16. probit-lubin 21 months ago | reply

    excelent shot! very nice photo!

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