European Eagle Owl Turner on his landing approach in the wild flower meadow – these spectactular owls have an amazing wing span.

I am amazed at the response this image has received. Thanks to everyone.

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1/500 F6.3, ISO 160, Manual, Raw

European Eagle Owl – Bubo bubo

Taken at the The Barn Owl Centre, Gloucester, Uk.

constructive criticism is wellcome on this image

Taken with Canon 40d using the Canon 100-400 L lens. As Is

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  • StacyLee
    StacyLeeabout 4 years ago

    Wow this is beautiful!!! What a great capture!

  • Thanks Stacy

    – Val Saxby

  • DottieDees
    DottieDeesabout 4 years ago

    Gorgeous capture…!

  • Thankyou Dottie

    – Val Saxby

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 4 years ago


  • Thankyou Lorilee

    – Val Saxby

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganabout 4 years ago


  • Thankyou Martina

    – Val Saxby

  • Brian Pelkey
    Brian Pelkeyabout 4 years ago

    Fantastic shot!!

  • Thanks for the comment

    – Val Saxby

  • JackieSmith
    JackieSmithabout 4 years ago

    Fantastic capture

  • Thankyou Jackie

    – Val Saxby

  • Judy Wanamaker
    Judy Wanamakerabout 4 years ago

    What a beautiful capture! Timing is everything with this one! Gorgeous!

  • Thanks Judy

    – Val Saxby

  • Sharon Perrett
    Sharon Perrettabout 4 years ago

    What a stunning image, I love the natural background, beautiful work

  • Thanks Sharon – the backdrop was amazing

    – Val Saxby

  • Karen K Smith
    Karen K Smithabout 4 years ago

    Awesome photo and what a great capture!

  • Thankyou Karen

    – Val Saxby

  • Paul  Eden
    Paul Edenabout 4 years ago

    That really is nice – bet you’re very happy with that one :o)

  • Thanks Paul, quietly pleased :-)

    – Val Saxby

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