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Moving on...

 

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Jungle Owlet. Pench Jungle Camp. 21/12/2015

Can be mistaken for Asian Barred Owlet but smaller.

 

 

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I spent an afternoon in the summer in a hide in Sussex photographing a family of little owls. I could have spent a week there!   Nikon D850, Pf500/5.6, 1/320 sec, ISO400

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Galana

I mentioned Asian Barred Owlet last time so here is one for comparison. It is I think the same bird on two different occasions 48 hours apart.

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A good guide to Asian Barred Owlet is their habit of splitting the breast feathers like this.

 

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There are other differences apart from size as you may see but teh best guide of all must surely be 'location' as Jungle Owlet is unrecorded in NW and NE India whereas the Barred is a native of the Himalayan foothills where this chap was seen near Ramnagar just outside Corbett NP.

 

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Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianustaking flight.   South Island, South Carolina.

 

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Galana

Oh good. Another continent in play.

Very nice.

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BRACQUENE

@offshorebirder

 

Love that Great Horned and of course the way you captured the wings!

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Soukous

terrific Owl shots Nate ( @offshorebirder)

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Burrowing Owl's on Marco Island (SW Florida) - surely closely related to Little Owls?

 

 

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Adult male Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio).   It is a 'gray phase' individual and the father of the fledglings in the videos I previously posted.

 

 

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Galana

Back to India for me..

 

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Tawny Fish Owl. Dhikala range, Corbett NP.

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Many beautiful owls have been added again and with quite a few really spectacular photos, too! To keep this thread going, let me add another one, this time from Colombia: a Spectacled Owl.

 

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Soukous
6 minutes ago, PeterHG said:

let me add another one, this time from Colombia: a Spectacled Owl

 

A beauty. Even more so as I've never seen one.

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Galana

Wonderful  shot @PeterHG

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BRACQUENE

Phenomenal in my opinion @PeterHG; makes me think of a formula 1 race driver before the war !

 

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mvecht

@PeterHGwow!!!

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offshorebirder

Very nice @PeterHG

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Barred Owl (Strix varia) in the Wambaw Swamp Wilderness in South Carolina.  April 6, 2020.

 

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dragging you back to Singapore hours!

 

Spotted wood owls - a parent with the inquisitive juvenile

 

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This topic goes from strenght to strenght I think ; thanks for your fantastic contributions! 

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Three more from Botswana...

 

Giant Eagle Owl

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African Barred Owlet

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African Scops Owl

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African Wood Owls in Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, Kenya.

 

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Pel's Fishing Owl in South Luangwa (Luangwa River Camp) in October 2019.

 

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BRACQUENE

Fantastic picture , in the same league as your "First time Zambia in the suicide season "  @Athene;  thanks a lot !

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@BRACQUENE Thanks a lot. I missed this photo first time round and only found it when making a photobook.

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Pearl-Spotted Owlet I think :-)  seen near Gomoti Plains Camp in Botswana, August 2017

 

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Taken this weekend, Eastern Screech Owl, Long Island, New York

 

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