Fun Friday: A Wise Little Bird

Today’s “Fun Friday” post comes from Cape Coral, Florida, during my February trip around multiple sites in Florida. The Burrowing Owl is an endangered and protected species in the community of Cape Coral. This little owl was spotted in a residential area, just down the road from one of my good Florida friends: Note the […]

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2019 Short-eared Owls

Well, I’m back! For those that have wondered about my absence, let me just say that I’ve been through some interesting times lately. I received an email from a “hacker”, informing me that my website had been hacked and I was being extorted for $$. Well, taking this seriously, I decided to not post anything […]

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Another Owl Prowl, Part 2

Today’s post features a few more short-eared owl images I captured last week. Here are a few of my favorites: In an upcoming post, I’ll feature some images of these owls actively hunting, as they intently stare and dive into the tall grasses for their prey. Photographic Equipment Used: Canon 7D Mark 2 body Canon […]

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Another Owl Prowl, Part 1

Last week, I published a couple of posts of a very successful outing in southwest Missouri, to photograph the wonderful little Short-eared Owls (if you missed these posts, you can find them by clicking on these links: “Owl Prowl, Part 1” , “Owl Prowl, Part 2”). As usual, whenever an outing goes very well, it’s […]

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Owl Prowl, Part 1

Today’s post features some images I captured this past Saturday, as I photographed Short-eared Owls as they began their hunting ritual around sunset. Short-eared Owls are not year-round residents in my area. But in winter, they often will migrate southward, from the upper Midwest prairies, to prairie land in Missouri. These owls are one of […]

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Fun Friday: Please, Not So Loud!

Today’s Fun Friday post comes from a rural Cass County (Missouri) Great Horned Owl nest that I am following. This nest has a pair of chicks that are growing by leaps and bounds. When I captured this image, it appears that the one chick is yelling into the other’s ear. But in reality, he was […]

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Nesting Owls

Last Friday, I spent the morning photographing an active Great Horned Owl nest. If you caught my images last year, this is the same nest as I photographed last spring. The only exception is that this year, there are two owlets instead of one! Twice as much fun for me! Here are a few of […]

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GH Owl Chick Update

After my wildflower workshop this past Saturday morning, I ran over and checked on the little Great Horned Owl chick that I featured a short while back. I’m trying to get over to the nest about every 7-10 days so that I can capture a photo history of the single chick in the nest. When […]

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Fun Friday: Furball

Two days ago, I was able to get over to my friends Pete and Ginny’s house for some “fun fotography”. The day before, Ginny had contacted me about a new addition in their rural acreage … an active Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) with a just-hatched chick. So, the next day I headed over with […]

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Nesting Great Horned Owls

This morning I found some nesting Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) images from early spring 2009 that I don’t believe I’ve shared. These images were made in a city park in Lee’s Summit, Missouri: It was a rather cold, windy day (you can see the adult’s “horns”, which are only tufts of feathers, leaning to […]

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