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Great Horned Owls

Posted by Daniel Behm on October 27, 2013 at 4:42 pm
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This Great Horned Owl pair is from the Tucson Arizona area. The female was sitting on a nest in a Saguaro Cactus. In the evening as soon as the sun would set over the Catalina Mountains { seen in the background} she would leave the nest and join up with the male. They would then hunt the fields.
This image was captured about 20 minutes after the sun disappeared over the mountains, the fading light still allowed some illumination to the sky, then a lil fill flash to Illuminate the Owl pair in the snag!

1DM4 | 600 F/4 | Iso 800 | 1/25th | F/4 | Tripod

Hope you like it!

Daniel Behm

  • Hunter58

    Very nice shot. I love the feel of it as they watch you in the darkness.