<< Previous Next >>

Asio flammeus

Asio flammeus
Photo Information
Copyright: Christodoulos Makris (chrimakris) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1744 W: 79 N: 5425] (26007)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-11-01
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/400 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): CeltickRanger's favorite Bird photos -7- [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2013-07-01 4:50
Viewed: 2754
Points: 40
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Asio flammeus (Pontoppidan, 1763)
Short-eared Owl

Asio flammeus is a medium-sized owl with a wingspan of 85-110 cm in the family Strigidae.
It has a very large distribution breeding in Europe, Asia, North and South America. It is a bird of open country and grasslands.

In Cyprus it is a scarce passage migrant and a very rare winter visitor found mainly in costal areas.

anel, CeltickRanger, maaciejka, Hotelcalifornia, senn, josediogo1958 has marked this note useful
Only registered TrekNature members may rate photo notes.
Add Critique [Critiquing Guidelines] 
Only registered TrekNature members may write critiques.
You must be logged in to start a discussion.

Critiques [Translate]

Hello Christodoulos,
Outstanding capture,details and sharpness is remarkable.
Best regards,

amazing owl, great camouflage, greetings Ori

  • Great 
  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-07-01 5:38]

Hello Christodoulos,
This bird seems to make fun of us...we just can smile back:-) Interesting and vivid shot of this Short-eared Owl. Fine and natural picture.

Ciao Christodoulos, great portrait of fantastic owl, wonderful natural colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

  • Great 
  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-07-01 6:51]

Hello Christodoulos,
excellent capture owl,great details a.flammeus,thanks..

Hello Chris,
A superb magnificent image. Pro work.

Hello Christodoulos

One word : Aoutch ! , what a great close-up
shot of the Short-eared Owl, with the face to
face POV obtaining its expressive glance on you,
great focus, sharpness, and details, TFS


hallo Christodoulos
this is super good
Great sharpness and good details of this owl
i like the light and the beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

  • Great 
  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-07-01 8:37]

Hello Christodoulos,
Fantastic photo of this Short-eared Owl from your archive. Amazing sharpness, details and a very attractive frontal POV with impressive eye contact.

Hi Christodoulos,
beautiful photo! Great sharpness. Perfect eye contact. Great composition.
I like it!
Thanks for sharing,

Hello Mr.Christodoulos,
Beautiful picture.Nice design all over body.great eye contact.Like it.
Thanks for your great contribution here in TN,
Kind regards,

  • Great 
  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2013-07-01 12:01]

Hello Christodoulos.
Nicely composed shot. Very good saturation of colour. Excellent clear sharp details. Nice camera work.Regards Siggi

  • Great 
  • senn Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 2 N: 155] (1384)
  • [2013-07-01 14:13]

Hi Christo,
I ignore how did you manage to detect this but it seems 100% to be in natural habitat, .. terrific watch and lovely feather detail .. excellent capture mate

regards, nuri :)

Hello Christodoulos
Fantastic close of this owl my Friend.Great pose,fantastic colours and impressive sharpness.Congrats!
Thank You
Have a good week!
Best regards

Hello Christodoulos,
照的很漂亮 也很清亮 彩色更是漂亮

  • Great 
  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2013-07-02 13:00]

Hi Christodoulos,
Happy moment to find this owl,is well camouflaged.
Perfect shot in nice colours and sharpness details.
Regards Jiri.

Giasou Christodoule
Amazing eye contact, excellent photo, very good detail and exposure. Great photo
regards yiannis

  • Great 
  • Ishi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 298 W: 21 N: 1943] (13387)
  • [2013-07-03 2:04]

Hello Christodoulo,

A lovely specimen of Short-Eared Owl, recoded with fine details and great colors. A truly lovely portrait!

All the best,


Impressive details and sharp for the expressive guy! Intrigant BG.


σηκώνω τα χερια φίλε, πως να σου μεταφέρω τη ματαιοδοξία το όνειρο πολλών από μας, να τον φωτογρφίσουμε στη Κερκίνη...πως τον είδες... πόσο καλά τον φωτογράφισες, μπράβο!

Calibration Check