Wild Tawny Owl
A wild tawny owl in its natural habitat :D
I've worked in the signal box for 8 years now, and although I've heard owls just about every night-shift I'd never actually seen one clearly til last weekend, so this is a very special photo to me. Taken in near darkness (10:22pm) using flash after tracking the owl for a good 20mins and 100yds or so, I relied on the 7d completely for focus and exposure as I really couldn't see anything other than a silhouette through the viewfinder.
Image was cropped and some red-eye removal.