Photograph of this Southern White-faced Scops Owl (Ptilopsis granti) taken at the Birdland Park and Gardens, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, UK..

Camera used: Canon EOS 40D
Lens used: Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS USM
Shooting Information:
Shot in- RAW
Shutter Speed – 1/320
Aperture Value – F5.6
ISO – 500
Focal Length 400mm

Software Used:
Canon Digital Photo Professional
Adobe Photoshop

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Age 46 living in Gloucestershire, UK. I have a love for wildlife and an interest in photography, I try and bring these two elements together in the production of my images. I hope you enjoy. Mark.
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Comments

  • polly470
    polly470about 3 years ago

    Mark…this is a jewel of a capture….superb clarity in the eyes!
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    xx

  • Thank you very much Polly, appreciate your kind comments, I hope you are having a super weekend, regards, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunterabout 3 years ago

    Fantastic capture my friend!

  • Thank you kindly Istvan, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • jodi payne
    jodi payneabout 3 years ago

    What a cool shot!!! I love the eyes and expression!!

  • Thank you very much for your comments Jodi, regards, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Steve
    Steveabout 3 years ago

    fantastic detail, Mark

  • Thank you very much Steve, appreciate your comments mate.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Fara
    Faraabout 3 years ago

    I may be wrong but I heard when I was in Northern Cyprus the very strange and haunting sound of a bird. On enquiry I was told it was the Scops Owl…….I am very drawn to this marvellous capture……..thanks for sharing it Mark!!

  • Thank you very much for your comments and feedback Fara, kind regards, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 3 years ago

    What a beautiful owl. Great capture.

  • Thank you very much Bunny, regards, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • DavidROMAN
    DavidROMANabout 3 years ago

    Great shot Mark

  • Thank you very much for your comments David, all the best, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Peter Stone
    Peter Stoneabout 3 years ago

    Superb detailed capture Mark, brilliant work mate

  • Thank you kindly Peter, hope you have a great Sunday mate.

    – Mark Hughes

  • sarnia2
    sarnia2about 3 years ago

    Excellent!

  • Thank you very much Sarnia. Regards, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

  • Gail Falcon
    Gail Falconabout 3 years ago

    Gorgeous image Mark!

  • Thank you very much Gail, hope you are having a super weekend, Mark.

    – Mark Hughes

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