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Verreaux's Eagle Owl
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Trumpeting at sunrise.
· Date: Mon July 17, 2017 · Views: 54 · Filesize: 736.2kb · Dimensions: 1024 x 683 ·
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Keywords: Verreaux's, Eagle, Owl
Scientific Name: Bubo lacteus
Equipment: EOS 5DS R EF 100-400 L II
Location: Khwai, Botswana
Date Taken: 5th July 2017
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KC Foggin

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Mon July 17, 2017 11:56pm

A smokin' image of this Owl Rafiki and I just love those branches it is perched upon.

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Tue July 18, 2017 12:02am

I am not sure if 'trumpeting' is the right description for the noise they make. It's more bassoon-like. It a trumpeter trumpets what does a bassoonist do?

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Tue July 18, 2017 1:32am

One of our favourite African birds,nicely captured by you Rafiki and many tfs.
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Tue July 18, 2017 6:25am

Thanks, H&J. Yes, he was around for the three days we were at Khwai. Always heard but not always seen.

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Tue July 18, 2017 9:23am

Beautiful bird and setting, great shot Brian

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Tue July 18, 2017 9:41am

Thank you, Tony. Much appreciated.

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Tue July 18, 2017 4:20pm

Lovely lighting, setting and pose, Brian.

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Tue July 18, 2017 4:59pm

Thank you.

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