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Portrait of an Eagle-owl


Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Artis Amsterdam – Zoo collection

Eurasian Eagle-owl (Wikipedia) – the largest owl in the world… Even though I’ve been several time to Artis before, this was the first time I got to see and photograph him… Usually, he’s tucked away somewhere at the back of the exhibit, in a dark corner :)

IUCN Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera.
and Tamron 70-300mm Tele-macro1:2 lens
f-stop 4.0 , Exp. 1/90
focal length 100mm, ISO 400

113 views on Jan. 15, 2011

TAGS : animals, birds, owls, owl, wildlife, artis, amsterdam, zoo, beak, bill, eyes, feathers, brown, eurasian eagle owl, nature, portrait, wildlife

Features and Top10 placements
Featured in Made by Nature (Aug 28, 2010)
Top10 in The Catraven Challenge: Owls (May 28, 2011)
Top10 in Owls – Photography Challenge Group and featured in Photography Challenge Group (Feb 15, 2012)
Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups

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See more of my Birds photography
See more of my Artis Amsterdam zoo – collection
See more of my Wildlife photo’s

Comments and feed-back always welcome. Thanks for looking :)

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