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Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)


Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)
Photo Information
Copyright: Joao Edgar (joaoedgar) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 39 W: 0 N: 86] (528)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011
Categories: Birds
Camera: CANON 1D Mark III, Canon 400mm 2.8 IS USM
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-02-17 11:58
Viewed: 2005
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Portuguese]
Of all the preys at night occurring Portugal, the Long-eared Owl is certainly the most difficult to observe. Although not rare, this owl is a small-bird very discreet and do not know where their occurrence can be
considered regular. Observing this species is thus a real challenge for any bird watcher.

Source: avesdeportugal.info


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Joao,

You did well with the difficult back lighting. Perhaps you could take some of the shadows from the facial area and display better the focal point (beak and eyes), along with the "horns".
TFS.

Best regards,

Mike

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