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Flowers, Birds, and Butterflies
« on: April 17, 2003, 10:55:34 PM »
Last summer I went to the Butterfly exhibit at the Minnesota Zoo, which is one of my favorite places. I have to practice a little more as the depth of field is very shallow when shooting closeups. Still I got a few keepers.

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Re: Flowers, Birds, and Butterflies
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2003, 02:16:05 AM »

I went out after a heavy shower Tuesday evening and spotted this owl setting on a post just up the road.  Got my camera and kept walking towards it. (Should have been easy as it had itís back to me. :D)   It was about sundown and overcast so my digital camera set on auto tried using the flash.  I turned the flash off and got this close.  It finally sailed off the post and lit in tree about 50 yards away.

We've had this owl around for a while.  It may be living in our barn or even sawshed.  

The post has about a 6" top so the owl is probably about 20" or more from tip of tail feather to ears.  It's got about a 3' wing span.
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Re: Flowers, Birds, and Butterflies
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2003, 06:54:13 AM »
Hey Bib, I got the front view. Picture was taken several years ago by my buddy Rodney. I was going to do a painting but never got a round tuit

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Re: Flowers, Birds, and Butterflies
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2003, 08:02:09 AM »
Jeff is that a Barred <sp?> Owl? If so I really like there song.

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