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(Tyto alba)


(Tyto alba)
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Copyright: Jose Diogo (josediogo1958) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 494 W: 27 N: 1837] (11747)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-10-17
Categories: Birds
Camera: canon 1 dx mark 2, Canon 500mm f4 L IS
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-12-21 7:18
Viewed: 1338
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Coruja-das-torres,Barn Owl (Tyto alba)

Another picture taken from the car of this barn owl.A very common bird in the wetlands of the Tejo estuary.Is very easy to approach and usually the perch and very often the barbed wire are present in the pic wish is not the case in here.

About the species:
http://www.owlpages.com/sounds/Tyto-alba-3.mp3

Have a good Sunday and thanks for viewing...

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hallo Jose
super good light on this owl with beautiful colours to
thaks gr lou

Hello Jose - Excellent picture of this Owl. Like the way you have used flash here. Stunning pose with good details. Thanks for sharing. Regards - Srikumar

Hi José, my neighbour today,
Beautiful photo with superb contrast and on the owl, lights and colors. Fantastic sharpness and plenty of details, simply breathtaking. I can easily imagine a vertical frame also, but a top class image in every way. Bravo.
Have a merry Christmas with your loved ones, kind regards, László

Hello Jose,
Hope you are well. A very happy Christmas to you in advance and thanks a lot for sharing this classic shot of a beautiful barn owl.The lighting is exquisite as is the shot with this touching dark background. Thanks a lot for sharing, take care,
warm regards/Abid

Ciao Jose, great capture of fabolous owl, fantastic derails, wonderful colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6568 W: 89 N: 15655] (65469)
  • [2014-12-21 14:12]

Hi Jose,another beautiful capture in the dark,great pose,and the usual top quality of sharpness and colors,it seems to easy to do watching your pics..but i know that isn't...ehehe...all the best for the Christmas days and thanks,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2014-12-21 19:15]

Hello Jose,
A wonderful shot of this gorgeous looking Barn Owl. This is definitely one of my favorite owls to view, mainly because of their unique and stunning plumage and the fact that they reside here in Ohio. It is not easy to photograph these pretty birds at night while using flash without completely blowing out the tiny white feathers around it's face, but you have achieved this feat with excellent results. Perfectly posed in a manner in which we can view every feather and marking in fine detail. You were fortunate that the flash didn't produce the red eye appearance as it often does.
I do believe I would have cropped out most of the wasted space on the left, but this is just my personal preference. Well done!!
Ron

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