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Old Tuesday 4th February 2003, 02:07   #1
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More New England Owls..

A sunny day on the North Shore of Massachusetts found these two Owls hunting over the marshes. Taken with a Nikon Coolpix 995 attached to a Leica Televid scope using a 20x eyepiece for the Short-eared Owl and a 32x for the Snowy.
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Old Tuesday 4th February 2003, 02:08   #2
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Moe Owls

And the Short-eared Owl photo
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Old Tuesday 4th February 2003, 02:50   #3
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Just beautiful, Phil. I will always envy people who can see Snowy Owls in their "backyard". I also envy those folks who see owls regularly in the day time. What's your secret?
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these are some of the best photos of these owl species I have ever seen- outstanding Phil. Thanks for sharing these beauties and if you have more, please keep them coming
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Superb and well worthy of my 100th post
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Having the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and several other large protected tracts nearby is my only "secret" to finding these Owls... The last few winters have been full of these and other wonderful Owls! Thank you all for the great comments. It certainly is a load of fun isn't it..
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I'm with TonyK. I would also donate non-essential as well as essential body parts to see the Snowy Owl. Beautiful.
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Old Wednesday 5th February 2003, 01:52   #8
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Phil, those are STUNNING photographs!! Whew!!

I don't know how far you'll go for owl pictures, but did you know that a Northern Hawk Owl has been hanging out near Albany, NY? He's been around since the middle of last week, I think. I'm pretty sure the RBA for NY would have the specific location info. I'm seen a couple photos of it -- and wish like crazy that Albany wasn't something like 14 hours away!!
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Wonderful photos Phil, lovely lighting too. That snowy - I'd come across there to see it if rand/dollar exchange were better. You are so lucky.
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Phil outstanding photographs... and what a trip you had. These are really wonderful shots.
 
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NY Hawk Owl

We had a Northern Hawk Owl in the White Mountains of New Hampshire for a couple of weeks during December of 2000. I was lucky enough to see and photograph it. The New York Hawk Owl would be a
8 - 10 hour drive.. but thanks for the info!! I was using the originol Mavica with the floppy drive for the attached shots.
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Great pics Phil!! I'm not that far from you, wish I could see some of these wonderful birds in my area. Lucky you!!
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Phil that's another stunning picture!!

They have such stern, intimidating expressions on their faces! But I'd just love to see one sometime!
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Two Beauties, Phil, what joy to be able to see birds like that. Well done.
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