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Northern Pygmy-Owl


Posted by JessFindlay on Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:00 pm

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Northern Pygmy-Owl, Glaucidium gnoma

Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada

Canon 7DM2 | Canon 500mm f/4 IS with Canon 1.4x Teleconverter iii | 1/160th | f/5.6 | ISO 1000


Always a treat to spend time with these ferocious little guys, here in my local mountains! 



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by Sandy R on Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:43 pm
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Love this! Great pose and perch. From here, head and eyes are tack-sharp, but the tail and owl's right lower belly feathers are slightly soft. A little added sharpening might be useful. The perch is sweet as is, but you might also experiment with cutting some of the bottom off.
Really a wonderful image!
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by Mako_Elite on Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:07 am
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Very nice perch shot. I love the green BG.

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by joem on Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:08 am
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Terrific capture Jess.
 

by Karl Egressy on Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:25 am
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One of the cutest looking Owls. Excellent capture, Jess.
 

by Ron Day on Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:49 pm
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The dark, clean background really sets off the little owl beautifully, Jess. Very nice work!
 

by Mike Wooding on Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:39 pm
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Nice one Jess..love the perch
Cheers from the Canadian west coast,
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by David J. Bogener on Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:17 pm
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Nice composition, great eye contact and an interesting perch. Well Done.
 

by Carol Clarke on Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:19 pm
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Classic pose and lovely colour tones in nice soft light. Excellent shot Jess!
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