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Pacific Pygmy Owl


Posted by Paul Rossi on Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:30 pm

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Taken in Loja, Ecuador.  This species hunts during the day for songbirds.  Songbird flocks can mob them, alerting you to their presence.

Canon EOS 1D Mark 2 + 600mm F4 IS lens
1/200 sec, f/6.3
Mode: Av
Metering: Multi-segment
Exp comp: -1/3
ISO: 400


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by Ron Day on Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:28 pm
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Paul, love the eye contact you achieved with this lovely little owl. Very nice image!
 

by himadri roy on Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:37 pm
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Beautiful composition, super eye contact.
 

by KK Hui on Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:33 am
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Captivating shot indeed, Paul!
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by clement on Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:12 am
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Beautiful birdie and such a gorgeous frame
 

by joem on Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:48 am
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A cracking Owl with great eye contact, lovely composition too.
 

by Debapratim Saha on Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:00 am
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Very well posed and well composed owl with the natural habitat,a fine image Paul.
 

by Jakejacoby on Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:53 am
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Wonderful Paul.
 

by david fletcher on Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:41 pm
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Lovely use of space and composition Paul
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by Cynthia Crawford on Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:30 am
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Charming! Love the pine needles hanging down and that owly stare!
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by Carol Clarke on Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:47 am
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Once again your artistic eye has beautifully complemented the lovely owl sighting with a wonderful wider view of the setting. Such a lovely composition and excellent shot, Paul!

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by Mako_Elite on Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:32 pm
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Wow, what a stare. I am a huge owl fan and this owl is so nice and cute,,,very similar to Northern Pygmy owls we have here in Pacific Northwest.

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