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Featured in The Birds on June 13th, 2011.
Featured in Only Owls on June 11th, 2011.
Featured in Artist’s Universe on June 10th, 2011.
Featured in It’s What Moves Me on June 8th, 2011.

The great horned owl is Alberta’s Provincial Bird.

This species nests very early sometimes laying eggs in February during the cold winter months.

The great horned owl is one of the largest types of owls in North America.

This owl is dark brown, with a squared off head, gray mottled and streaked below, setting of the stark white throat patch. The white patch is more visible when this owl hoots.

This owl has prominent, widely spaced ear tufts and large yellow eyes.

Photo taken at the Birds of Prey Centre in Coaldale, Alberta, Canada.

Canon EOS 50D
Focal length:300 mm
Exposure:1/400 at f/8
Flash:Not fired, compulsory mode
ISO: 1600
No post-processing

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birds of prey centre, birds of prey foundation, alberta, alyce, alyce taylor, alycetaylor, bird, bird of prey, canada, captivity, coaldale, great horned owl, horned, nature, north america, owl, taylor, wildlife

I am an amateur photographer living in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

I enjoy photographing the wonders of the world around me; whether that means capturing images of animals and wildlife, scenic natural landscapes, or man-made wonders.

I travel all over Canada in pursuit of this passion and my dream is to one day be able to do this full-time.

Thank you for your interest in my work,
Alyce Taylor

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Comments

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 3 years ago

  • Jessica Snyder
    Jessica Snyderabout 3 years ago


    Congrats!

  • Thanx for the feature Jessica :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • Glenn Cecero
    Glenn Ceceroabout 3 years ago

    Gorgeous image and congratulations on having it featured!

  • Thanx Glenn :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciabout 3 years ago


    June 10th, 2011
    ► See your work in the Permanents Featured Gallery
    ►Please participate in the ongoing Challenges
    Mary

  • Thanx for the feature Mary :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • Dawn M. Becker
    Dawn M. Beckerabout 3 years ago

  • Thanx for the feature :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • Wayne Wood
    Wayne Woodabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations on having your image featured in the group “The Birds”

  • Thanx for the feature Wayne :)

    – Alyce Taylor

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 3 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful feature, lovely work.

  • Thanx Andrea :)

    – Alyce Taylor

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