Kaln taken at a photography day earlier this year at The Barn Owl Centre, Nr Gloucester. This bird is such a show off but can be a bit temperamental and sit in a tree if he doesnt want to play :-)

Constructive criticism welcome on this image

Canon 40d & Canon 100-400L
1/800, F5.6, ISO 200, 100mm, Raw

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  • StacyLee
    StacyLeeover 4 years ago

    How do you find these guys? Don’t they sleep during the day? I heard one of these in the middle of the night— scared the daylights out of me! I thought someone was getting murdered in my backyard!
    Amazing capture— so powerful!

  • Thankyou Stacy – this is a captive bird and was taken on a photography day.

    – Val Saxby

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseover 4 years ago

    An amazing capture of this beautiful bird!

  • Thanks Sharon he is a stunner and such a character

    – Val Saxby

  • Katherine Chivers
    Katherine Chiversover 4 years ago

    Oh my gosh, this is fatastic!

  • Thankyou Katherine

    – Val Saxby

  • Evita
    Evitaover 4 years ago

    ♥ Stunning capture !!! ☺♥

  • Thanks Evita

    – Val Saxby

  • Kelly Robinson
    Kelly Robinsonover 4 years ago

    Just stunning – that wing span as awesome

  • Thankyou Kelly – his wingspan is over 5ft

    – Val Saxby

  • Tony Wilder
    Tony Wilderover 4 years ago


  • Thankyou Tony

    – Val Saxby

  • John  De Bord Photography
    John De Bord ...over 4 years ago

    holy cow that is some amazing focus, excellent shot

  • Thankyou John

    – Val Saxby

  • Micci Shannon
    Micci Shannonover 4 years ago

    WOW! Fantastic shot!

  • Thanks Micci

    – Val Saxby

  • WolfPause
    WolfPauseover 4 years ago

    Stark, brilliant capture. Instant FAV

  • Thankyou – and for the fav

    – Val Saxby

  • barbarajm
    barbarajmover 4 years ago

    amazing shot

  • Thankyou – he is an amazing bird

    – Val Saxby

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