A couple of baby Great Horned Owls nearing maturity bide their time on a branch in the shade just weeks before they take their first flying lesson. I wonder who will take control of the nest next year though. Shot on Hutchinson Island, Florida.

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nature, birds, great, flying, wildlife, owls, horned, avians

Comments

  • Lois  Bryan
    Lois Bryanover 5 years ago

    Now THIS is what is known as a “CRACK SHOT”!!!!!!!!! What an extraordinary colorful detailed image … and how adorable are your babies!!!!!!!!! HAD to fave right away!!!!!!!!

  • thanks Lois. This is a hard act to follow after they’re gone…lol

    – Franklin Lindsey

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaover 5 years ago

    Brilliant shot, Franklin! Vibrant colors, nice lighting, beautiful subject! :)Karen

  • thanks Karen, special friends of mine.

    – Franklin Lindsey

  • lynncb7
    lynncb7over 5 years ago

    Wow…this is awesome!!! Unbelievable!!! Instant fav for me!

  • thank you guys

    – Franklin Lindsey

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltover 5 years ago

    gorgeous shot

  • Hans Kawitzki
    Hans Kawitzkiover 5 years ago

    Brilliant shot,vibrant colours and fine details are outstanding.

  • Gail Bridger
    Gail Bridgerover 5 years ago

    Oh, wow! What a beautiful shot, the colors are so rich!! Gorgeous work!

  • Evita
    Evitaover 5 years ago

    Fabulous capture !!! :D

  • Lois  Bryan
    Lois Bryanover 5 years ago

    … oh, well, until they ARE gone, keep snapping!!!!! And you know what??? After they are … I know you … and I know you’ll find more wonderful gems to please our eyes!!!!!! Hugzzz!!!!

  • thanks for the hugs and the support. Too bad we all didn’t have the time to do what we enjoy in life as much!

    – Franklin Lindsey

  • Rick  Friedle
    Rick Friedleover 5 years ago

    Awesome Capture!

  • DJ LeMay
    DJ LeMayover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous, rich colors and those eyes just out ’n GRAB YOU!! Beautiful!!

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