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normg123 October 16, 2016
All of your shots are extremely well composed, but you got this bird's head all crooked in this one somehow.
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David_Blakley_Photography October 24, 2016
LOL, thanks Norm.
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chuckrickman October 31, 2016
I absolutely love this one. Great catch.
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David_Blakley_Photography November 04, 2016
Thank you, Chuck, took 30-40 frames to get a clear shot.
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DebbieKMiller81 November 04, 2016
Too funny.
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David_Blakley_Photography November 20, 2016
Cooper and his fellow owls (all looked the same, but he was different) were a riot to watch.
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leckie45 November 07, 2016
Love this ... It certainly put a smile on my face .. Cheers, Trish
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David_Blakley_Photography November 20, 2016
Thank you, Trish. Animals do that to us sometimes. :)
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anniel December 13, 2016
Oh what a laugh this guy looks a real character great capture ????
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PhotosbyJLR December 23, 2016
Love the expression!
 
knoxphoto December 29, 2016
This is such a great catch!
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dougmyles December 30, 2016
Can't quite get my head around this one...

What a hoot!
 
Cavanrose January 04, 2017
Adorable !!
 
Stellasview January 07, 2017
Love Cooper!! Definitely a smile maker!! 30-40 shots were worth getting this one!!
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douglasgray January 08, 2017
Had to laugh at this. Great shot.
 
heavenlyraine January 10, 2017
This made me laugh! Great capture! You have an amazing gallery!
 
Baumhaus January 16, 2017
:-)
Great shot. So funny :-).
I like most of your photos!
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carolyns March 29, 2017
Funny little owl! Great shot!
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Laureli June 15, 2017
Cute as can be! I love this . . . and all your shots!
 
donnakaywatson September 08, 2017
how can you look at that face and NOT smile!!!
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lindathomasBAhons September 08, 2017
certainly makes you smile
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sweetpea72 September 27, 2017
Absolutely adorable!! シ
 
Capture-Life September 27, 2017
How precious is THIS ?!? :):):) love it !!
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adavies September 27, 2017
Lol...what a ham! Adorable capture! Love it! :)
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darrellgillenwater October 05, 2017
I have had one of those days, lol. Great shot
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VHiggins October 20, 2017
How cute!
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philrobson1 July 21, 2018
Haha..great portrait
 
Julia_137 August 01, 2018
Great picture ! Come and check out a few of mine sometime ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜„
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janland Jan 27
Congrats David on winning My Make us smile challenge! Wonderful capture! Regards Jan

Cooper the Burrowing Owl (SB Zoo, CA 2012)

Cooper being silly at the Santa Barbara Zoo. He's a character and will follow your movements while photographing him and his fellow owls....
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Cooper being silly at the Santa Barbara Zoo. He's a character and will follow your movements while photographing him and his fellow owls.
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