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Eastern Screech Owl Named Echo

This Eastern Screech Owl Named Echo was taken at Mountsberg Raptor Centre. Echo hatched in 2002. If a Screech Owl feels threatened and is unable to retreat ...
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This Eastern Screech Owl Named Echo was taken at Mountsberg Raptor Centre. Echo hatched in 2002. If a Screech Owl feels threatened and is unable to retreat back into its nest cavity, it will pull in all of its feathers, stand up tall, close its eyes and put up its ear tuffs so that they look like a branch on the tree. They like to eat most kinds of small animals, including birds and mammals as well as surprisingly large numbers of invertebrates, including earthworms, insects, crayfish, tadpoles, frogs, and lizards.
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susanhuckins
 
susanhuckins February 14, 2017
Fantastic capture.
chuckrickman Premium
 
chuckrickman February 14, 2017
Echo is gorgeous. Fabulous capture Cher.
jeffswanson
 
jeffswanson February 14, 2017
Outstanding capture.
kathyk_abq
 
kathyk_abq February 14, 2017
How beautiful! I would love to see one of these, let alone capture one! :)
AnneDphotography
 
AnneDphotography February 14, 2017
this is just so awesome ... wow ... I bet it was an exciting trip :) well done my dear
mihrt
 
mihrt February 15, 2017
Amazing Capture Cher!! The detail and exposure are both lovely!! IMPRESSIVE !!
JulesB
 
JulesB February 16, 2017
You have quite a knack of being in exactly the right place/time.....excellent capture...love the focus, from both sides...hehehe.
NanaSue54 PRO
 
NanaSue54 February 16, 2017
Great shot Cher!! :)
Kazza60
 
Kazza60 February 17, 2017
wonderful ... love those eyes !!
smilersam
 
smilersam February 17, 2017
Amazing capture and wonderful composition, great shot!!
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lizziemellis February 18, 2017
Fantastic shot, they blend into the wood so well;-)
trainwoman PRO+
 
trainwoman February 19, 2017
Wonderful portrait...Great detail and info
Zilyram
 
Zilyram February 20, 2017
Stunning!!!!!! Love it!!!!!
Bruz PRO+
 
Bruz February 20, 2017
This image is my favorite Cher. Detail where you need it and a beautiful background to go with the owl. Awesome thru out.
modelmeemaw Premium
 
modelmeemaw February 21, 2017
Just perfect!
Martha
rkrings2
 
rkrings2 February 21, 2017
Awesome Capture!!! You nailed it Cher!! ;-)))
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots February 23, 2017
Beautiful shot! We don't have many of those around here.
terryc PRO+
 
terryc February 23, 2017
A beautiful shot, Cher!! Fantastic work!
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nina050 February 23, 2017
Beautiful beautiful....just love this!
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BrianBasson February 25, 2017
Wonderful shot
erickgarza Premium
 
erickgarza March 04, 2017
Wowwwww cher, just Wowwww !!!!!
adriansart PRO+
 
adriansart March 06, 2017
Absolute classic Cher from the composition right through to the lovely bokeh behind the tree!
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estercastillo08 March 09, 2017
Excellent ! voted Covers
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estercastillo08 March 09, 2017
Voted Monthly Pro 29
jeanlindfors
 
jeanlindfors April 11, 2017
Beautiful portfolio ! love your explanations of the pictures.Fontenelle Forest in Omaha has a rapture rescue program.Have u seen the eagle family in Decora,Iowa where the is a camera(non intrusive)is placed so that there are ongoing pics of the family?
estercastillo08 PRO+
 
estercastillo08 April 23, 2017
Voted Wildlife in The Snow
Alfredo_Jose PRO+
 
Alfredo_Jose June 13, 2017
Wow, this is outstanding! Superb shot!
sweetpea72 PRO
 
sweetpea72 December 24, 2017
Amazing shot,Cher...Congrats!! シ
kathyk_abq
 
kathyk_abq December 24, 2017
Congrats on being featured, Cher! I love this image!! :)
Alwolfe Premium
 
Alwolfe December 24, 2017
Beautiful capture!
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UnkleFrank December 24, 2017
My compliments on a well captured image AND for a very well deserved Feature award.
kathyk_abq
 
kathyk_abq January 06, 2018
Voted Only Owls!
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eelcovanroden February 07, 2018
Congratulations on your Featured Award! Great photo...
mihrt
 
mihrt March 14, 2018
Congrats on being FEATURED IN DECEMBER Cher for this fantastic shot !
IvanRoo95
 
IvanRoo95 December 20, 2018
Perfect!
patsydunn_6499
 
Amazing shot!!

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