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I found this young GHO in eastern North Carolina. It was learning how to hunt, but was not ready yet. His downy baby fluff is not gone and his “horns” have not appeared.

Olympus 570. CS4. Layer by Clive Sax

Taken in 2008 in NC, edited in 2012 in my SW Montana home.


owl, great horned, wildlife, wild bird, north carolina, montana, bird, bird of prey, raptor

Wildlife, people, dogs, ranches, mountains, cameras.

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  • Betsy  Seeton
    Betsy Seetonover 2 years ago

    Ohhhh… I love it, Kay!!

  • Thanks so much, Betsy!!

    – Kay Kempton Raade

  • swaby
    swabyover 2 years ago

    My first thought was Wow and then I looked again and the detail and post work is stunning Kay! WOW!

  • Thanks for your kind comments. I really appreciate it.

    – Kay Kempton Raade

  • supergold
    supergoldover 2 years ago

    nice work

  • Thanks very much!

    – Kay Kempton Raade

  • Thank you very much.

    – Kay Kempton Raade

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonover 2 years ago

    Isn’t this cute, lovely image Kay, like your texture work :o)x

  • Thanks so much, Josie!

    – Kay Kempton Raade

  • Rhonda Strickland
    Rhonda Stricklandover 2 years ago

    Wow, awesome!!!

  • Oh, thanks for the comment.

    – Kay Kempton Raade

  • Rosemaree
    Rosemareeover 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture Kay. Love the treatment that you have given it. xoxo

  • Thanks, Rosemaree. I appreciate your comment. xoxox

    – Kay Kempton Raade

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 2 years ago

    Gorgeous capture and treatment.

  • Thanks so much, Bunny.

    – Kay Kempton Raade

  • jodi payne
    jodi payneover 2 years ago

    Beautiful texture work and shot!!!

  • Thanks, Jodi!

    – Kay Kempton Raade

  • Tim Denny
    Tim Dennyover 2 years ago

    Nice work here Kay

  • Thanks so much, Tim.

    – Kay Kempton Raade

  • Rick  Friedle
    Rick Friedleover 2 years ago

    Awesome Work!

  • Thanks so much, Rick.

    – Kay Kempton Raade

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