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Late getting to bed
KC Foggin

Late getting to bed (Asio flammeus)

Short-eared Owl
This open-country hunter is one of the world's most widely distributed owls, and among the most frequently seen in daylight.
Short-eared Owls live in large, open areas with low vegetation, including prairie and coastal grasslands, heathlands, meadows, shrubsteppe, savanna, tundra, marshes, dunes, and agricultural areas.
Myrtle Beach, SC
Date taken
Feb, 2023
Scientific name
Asio flammeus
Equipment used
Nikon D90, SIGMA 80-400/4.5-5.6 DG OS. plus a 1+1/4 extender, hand held
Short-eared owl - mega terrific capture. A wonderful detailed portrait with lovely eye-contact.
What a wonderful portrait of this beautiful Short-eared Owl, KC! Thanks very much for sharing it!
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We went off to a known haunt of one last weekend but didn't have any luck.

What a face he's giving you KC LOL.... a fabulous picture that my friend.
What a wonderful shot KC! This is a species which gives the strong expression that it’s giving you its undivided attention. Terrific work.

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