The Great Horned Owl is a large owl native to the Americas. It is an adaptable bird with a vast range and is the most widely distributed true owl in the Americas.
Taken at Petrie Island in Ottawa, On with the Canon 40D and 400 5.6 lens


stare, perched, great horned owl

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  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture with great detail, well done Jim!

  • Thank you Konstantinos

    – Jim Cumming

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago

    So beautiful – - – a fabulous capture!!!!

  • Thanks Lorilee, always appreciate your nice comments

    – Jim Cumming

  • j Kirk Photography                      Kirk Friederich
    j Kirk Photogr...over 4 years ago

    Great shot Jim

  • Thanks alot Kirk

    – Jim Cumming

  • Dennis Stewart
    Dennis Stewartover 4 years ago

    Congratulations..your work has been featured in the World Wildlife Photography Group

  • Thank you very very much

    – Jim Cumming

  • foppe47
    foppe47over 4 years ago


  • Thanks Foppe

    – Jim Cumming

  • Micci Shannon
    Micci Shannonover 4 years ago

    Great capture of a beautiful owl. Congrats on your feature!

  • Thanks again Micci

    – Jim Cumming

  • Eivor Kuchta
    Eivor Kuchtaover 4 years ago

    Now it’s my turn to be envious, Jim! What an excellent capture! Perfect lighting, wonderful composition, and great details! Favorite!

  • ECH52
    ECH52over 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture Jim!!! Eivor is right about lighting composition and detail!!

  • Hannah Welbourn
    Hannah Welbournalmost 2 years ago

    Fantastic eyebrows!! A wonderful capture.

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