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Beautiful shot! I like how the tree bark and the owl's plumage sort of look alike.
 

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Well done Marlin (y) Lovely Owl :)
 
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(y)Congratulations MG for winning out of such an illustrious group of photos! It is a beautiful owl:) Also thank you to all the people who submitted photos this month, i enjoyed and appreciated your entries(y)
 

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Congratulations, marlingardener! (y) :)


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Many congratulations @marlingardener - that lovely owl was looking at the camera! Nice shot it is, not to speak of the camouflage - the pattern on the owl would have so much blended with the tree's bark.

How did you manage the above shot which must have been taken in near darkness? Owls are so important as it controls the rodents especially.
 

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A week or so after the owl showed up, our trailcam caught this in the barn:

The owl was checking out the possibility of having chicken for dinner. Our coop is the hen equivalent of Ft. Knox, so he didn't have any luck. He hasn't returned since.
It's probably just as well. When new friends start looking for a handouts a week after meeting them, it's never a good sign. (n)

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Dinu, our trailcam is set on some esoteric setting (my husband understands these things) to pick up images in almost total darkness. We even got a photo of a fox once!
 
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Dinu, our trailcam is set on some esoteric setting (my husband understands these things) to pick up images in almost total darkness. We even got a photo of a fox once!
Wow, trailcam!! It must have 'infra-red' facility. Foxes come there too?
 
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I just asked my technically ept husband, and he said you are exactly right--the camera has an infra-red setting.
My husband saw a fox while he was shredding the pasture, and we got a photo of one in the back yard. I don't know if we have one fox or more than one, but we are tickled to death to have any fox! Between the fox(es) and the owl, I don't think we'll have a mouse problem.
 
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I don't think we'll have a mouse problem.
Your cam may catch them catching a mouse sometime!! Wait for that! :)
I guessed it could be infra red because I have seen videos taken by Nat Geo - night shots where the animals are shown in white with eyes in a glitter. Only such light with different frequency could penetrate the darkness. Your cam has a wonderful facility then.... it also shows there a box 'Animal bedding'!
 
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Congratulations! I like this owl! If you do not look at her long nails, it looks like something plush and soft. :rolleyes:
 
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