Captured these baby burrowing owls on May 5, 2010 in Cape Coral, Florida, USA on an outing with kathy s gillentine Virginia N. Fred and Gouzelka

I didn’t know there was such a thing as burrowing owls. “True to its name, the Burrowing Owl nests in a hole in the ground. Although it is quite willing to dig its own burrow, it often uses one already provided by prairie dogs, skunks, armadillos, or tortoises.” reference

There are several of these burrows in Cape Coral and the species is protected.

Another capture from that fun day
Sad Eyes

Nikon D5000
Nikkor 70-210 mm at 210 mm
ISO 200
+0.5 step


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  • cherylc1
    cherylc1almost 4 years ago

    Wow what a thrill to see!!! Outstanding capture!!

  • Thanks Cheryl! They are cool!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • webbie
    webbiealmost 4 years ago

    So cute there expression lol..great capture:) hugggggz

  • Thanks so much girlfriend!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • Monica M. Scanlan
    Monica M. Scanlanalmost 4 years ago

    Love this, Kim!!! Wonderful capture!!!

  • Thanks Monnie!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • walstraasart
    walstraasartalmost 4 years ago

    Very cute, well captured work Kim. Especially the clarity of the eyes is great

  • Thanks for the fabulous comment Thea!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkealmost 4 years ago

    This is adorable. Excellent capture.

  • Smile, thanks Bunny!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • GiselaSchneider
    GiselaSchneideralmost 4 years ago

    beautiful capture Kim and how lucky you were to find them !! Wonderful image !!

  • Thanks Gisela! They were cool to see!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldalmost 4 years ago

    So sweet! Wonderful capture Kim!

  • Thanks Arlane! They were cute little guys!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlonalmost 4 years ago

    Awww so cute, great capture Kim

  • Thanks Rosalie! Hope to see them next year too!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • BCallahan
    BCallahanalmost 4 years ago

    so sweet, Kim!!! love the pictures!!! if i remember correctly, the burrowing owls are on the endangered species list… They all look so sad!!! maybe they just have sad eyes… have you ever visited The Owl Box on line? it’s a live feed, and you can watch the mom and dad owl take care of their babies… if anyone is interested, i’ll be glad to send you the link… or post it here…. lovely owlets… so sweet.. hugs, barb

  • Thanks! Cool, found it! Thanks for your support girlfriend!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesalmost 4 years ago

    1 Day/11 Sept
    Excellent capture, well done!

  • Thanks Margaret! Appreciate it!

    – Kim McClain Gregal

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