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Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) discovered by sam (#1943)

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Sighting Info

Observed: October 27, 2013 @ 5:01 PM
Posted on: November 12, 2013 @ 12:45 PM (diff: 16 days)
Comments:
I observed a flock of crows making a fuss at the edge of the woods. after a few minutes I realized their was a reason for that behavior. I watched for a little while and noticed they were diving down close to the ground in succession. then I slowly walked closedr expecting an animal to be there. then I realized there was a rock laying on the edge of the outcrop. on getting closer the top of the rock moved a bit. then i got interested. realized then it was a very camoflaged Horned Owl. went back and got my camera. got to within 8 feet of the Owl. at that time I had taken several pics. the crows flew away and the Owl looked at me . I had a chance to get a couple of more pics before it flew away, landing again about 1000 feet away.

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By Lessa on 11/14/2013 4:27:24 PM

great photo! 

By sam on 11/14/2013 6:39:07 PM

Thank You Lessa. This is the first time I've subscribed to  nlnature , actually any site on the internet. and my first photo submitted. =) =). Best wishes . Sam.      sorry for my amature penmanship

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