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Catch but no release

This is a Snowy Owl doing something unique, fishing...but not for fish for rodents. This is a very deep furrow in a field and there was a flash thaw. Rodents bu...
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This is a Snowy Owl doing something unique, fishing...but not for fish for rodents. This is a very deep furrow in a field and there was a flash thaw. Rodents burrows filling with water and scrambling to escape from drowning. This owl used it to her advantage and picked them out easily while trying to flee.
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18 Comments | Report
Mo-Jo
 
Mo-Jo August 24, 2012
Awesome capture!
Vinmansav1
 
Vinmansav1 August 25, 2016
Great Shot!
janeortlieb
 
janeortlieb September 12, 2016
Nicely captured!
Keri
 
Keri September 13, 2016
Incredible!!!
davidbidmead
 
davidbidmead September 14, 2016
Congratulations ! Wonderful capture.
mikelewis_2868
 
mikelewis_2868 September 18, 2016
That photo is absolutely outstanding !!!! Perfect
Workshopphotos
 
Workshopphotos September 18, 2016
Very awesome
karyntureckischiller
 
karyntureckischiller September 18, 2016
fabulous shot. Where was this taken? I have been dying to shoot snowy owls.
vtustin
 
vtustin September 18, 2016
Great shot.
edrobson Premium
 
edrobson September 18, 2016
Amazing.
sweetpea72 PRO
 
sweetpea72 September 18, 2016
Incredible shot! シ
VieruAndreiSilviu
 
VieruAndreiSilviu September 18, 2016
Just amazing.
KSMesser PRO+
 
KSMesser April 14, 2017
Amazing shot!!
Alfredo_Jose PRO+
 
Alfredo_Jose December 01, 2017
Great shot!
Alfredo_Jose PRO+
 
Alfredo_Jose December 01, 2017
Great shot!
Alwolfe Premium
 
Alwolfe December 04, 2017
Beautiful capture!
jerrycoyle
 
jerrycoyle April 30, 2018
Last time I saw this photograph was in National Geographic magazine. Always one of my favorites...
KoollPics
 
KoollPics October 01, 2018
This is awesome

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