Eurasian Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo).
Great children-friendly falconry demonstrations are given by Angelique from the falconry ‘Flying Free’ at Muiderslot (the Muiden Castle), the Netherlands. After the demonstration, I could photograph this lovely bird of prey.
September 2008. Canon EOS 300X, Sigma 28-135. Post-processing: retouch, crop, color/tonality adjustment, sharpening.