Barred Owl in a Cypress Tree

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    I was on a golf course as it was being built working on illustrations for a yardage guide when I spotted this guy while cruising across a bridge. I stopped my cart and pulled out a 4 megapixel Olympus E-10 and shot this. This species is the southern cousin of the spotted owl. That's a red cypress he's perched in, I can't believe I noticed him(if his eyes would have been closed I probably wouldn't have).
     

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    Nice lighting. :thup: Late afternoon or early morning?

    Do you have a site where you can host larger versions (perhaps 800X600 or larger)?
     
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    Sitarro, consider putting your pics up on www.flickr.com :)
     
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    Maybe some pics of yourself, too, Sitarro. With all that great hair and all. :)


    Seeing an owl like that, in nature, must be great. Have you ever taken pictures of Loons on a Northern lake?
     
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    Will do, thanks. The Barred owl was shot in the late afternoon
     
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    Good eye !
     
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    You take great, professional-quality photos of nature, Sitarro. Your photos remind me of nature photos taken by a former colleague of mine who was really wasting his God-given talent in the business world.
     
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    Thanks for the kind words guys.
     

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