|Copyright: Emin Yogurtcuoglu (goldfinchtr)
|Date Taken: 2013-02-06|
|Camera: Canon 7D|
|Exposure: f/8, 1/20 seconds|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2014-09-24 7:16|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Hume's Owl - Strix butleri|
Turkish: Çöl Baykuşu
French: Chouette de Butler
Spanish: Cárabo árabe
Rodents such as gerbils (Gerbillus), jirds (Meriones crassus), spiny mice (Acomys russatus) and shrews; also lizards, geckos, birds principally include small passerines such as Desert Lark (Ammomanes deserti) and House Sparrow (Passer domesticus), scorpions, and grasshoppers, beetles and other insects. Nocturnal and crepuscular. Hunts mostly from perch, often near roads and tracks; also hawks insects in air; probably forages occasionally by walking on ground.
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Nicely done, the owl looks a little surprised! The directional light gives some nice shadowing on the side and the top of the head, but it would be nice to see more of the side and its colours. Striking image though.
Hi Emin- Great eye contact here. Very well captured and presented this "Hume's Owl". Nice colour and sharpness. Thanks for sharing. Regards- Srikumar
- [2014-09-24 11:41]
Hi Emin,very curious perspective,i like this unusual and original way to show us this owl,great exposure and warm colors,very good sharpness too.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
nice capture of this rare owl. all the best, Ori
- [2014-09-25 3:33]
Vey nice picture. I like it.
Nice shot and dificult too.