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(Asio flammeus)

(Asio flammeus)
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Copyright: Jose Diogo (josediogo1958) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 494 W: 27 N: 1837] (11747)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-02-22
Categories: Birds
Camera: canon 1 dx mark 2, Canon 500mm f4 L IS, Canon 2X converter
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-02-23 5:14
Viewed: 1779
Points: 24
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Coruja-do-nabal,Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)

"The Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) is a species of typical owl (family Strigidae). In Scotland this species of owl is often referred to as a cataface, grass owl or short-horned hootlet. Owls belonging to genus Asio are known as the eared owls, as they have tufts of feathers resembling mammalian ears. These "ear" tufts may or may not be visible. Asio flammeus will display its tufts when in a defensive pose. However, its very short tufts are usually not visible. The Short-eared Owl is found in open country and grasslands. The word flammeus is Latin for "flaming, or the color of fire"."(Wiki)

Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 1/512
F-Stop: f/8.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 400
Focal Length: 1000/1 mm
Date Taken: 2013-02-22 17:13
Metering Mode: Spot
Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
File Size: 251 kb

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Hello Jose,
Oustanding photograph of this short-eared Owl, excellent sharpness and details, outstanding composition, outstanding background and lighting.

Ciao Himanshu, great capture of lovely owlin nice pose on beautiful blurry BG, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Hi Jose
Exceptionnaly beaitiful portrait

Wonderful close-up picture of this Owl sitting on a stump, Jose.
You have good equipment for long range imagery and you have used it well here.
Thanks and regards.

Hello Jose

Excellent close-up photo of the Short-eared Owl,
lovely lateral warm light coming to the bird,
great focus, sharpness, and details, beautiful eye-contact, TFS


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  • batu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1079 W: 293 N: 4497] (16383)
  • [2013-02-23 7:58]

Ola Jose,
a perfect picture of the owl showing the plumage with great clarity and sharpness.
Best wishes, Peter

hallo Jose
Great sharpness picture with nice light and beautiful colours
great composition to
thanks greeting lou

Hello Jose,
An excellent capture with fine colors, details & pose. Great presentation & POV. Nice work & TFS. Best wishes!


Hello Jose,

A splendid picture of this owl..excellent sharpness, details & outstanding composition..

Warm Regards,

Hi Jose,
what a nice owl! Perfect eye contact. Excellent sharpness and details.
Have a nice weekend,

Ciao Jose
Wow che bella foto! Grande nitidezza con notevoli dettagli meravigliosi colori naturali complimenti.
Ti auguro una buona domenica ciao Marco.
Grazie della condivisione.

Hello Jose,

It's difficult to make a critique : all is perfect!
I love especially the light, the sharpness, the framing ...
Congratulations, Philippe.

照的很清楚 也很漂亮

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