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Re: Owl
« Reply #25 on: November 26, 2016, 07:04:28 PM »
Wow nice amateur photos!  I was coyote hunting lying prone about 02:00 in the middle of the desert.  I had my Mojo Critter going and I guess that is was attracted the owl.  It swooped in and came in from behind me close enough to hear the whoose of wings. (usually they fly silent)  Screamed like a little girl it scared the you know what out of me.  Keep sharing I like to check out the wildlife photos on HW some interesting ones have been posted so far.

I had my ecaller going in the woods behind my house, doing fawn distress hoping to get one of my cougars to come in.  After quite a while i decided i was done, so just for the hell of it i switched to rabbit distress.  Almost immediately a huge owl swooped in, landed about 15 feet up in the tree next to me and stared down my caller until i turned it off.  Pretty damn cool.

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Re: Owl
« Reply #26 on: January 28, 2017, 07:49:04 PM »
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Re: Owl
« Reply #27 on: January 28, 2017, 11:37:15 PM »
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That's a barred owl, they out bread spotted owls.  :chuckle:
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Re: Owl
« Reply #28 on: January 29, 2017, 07:53:00 AM »


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Re: Owl
« Reply #29 on: January 29, 2017, 08:28:06 AM »
lone ranger

by the way anyone know what type of owl this is, never seen one like that
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Re: Owl
« Reply #30 on: January 29, 2017, 08:42:48 AM »
I believe that's a Short Eared Owl.

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Re: Owl
« Reply #31 on: January 29, 2017, 07:25:37 PM »
 One of at least three barred owls around here that like to keep me awake at night calling back and forth.
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Re: Owl
« Reply #32 on: January 29, 2017, 07:27:34 PM »
Inhad this great gray owl hang around my campsite for a few hours one really foggy day. He flew from one tree to another curious about what I was doing giving me a lot of photo ops.
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Re: Owl
« Reply #33 on: January 29, 2017, 07:30:08 PM »
Inhad this great gray owl hang around my campsite for a few hours one really foggy day. He flew from one tree to another curious about what I was doing giving me a lot of photo ops.

This one looks more like a spotted owl, darker face feathers, or it could be a hybrid spot/barred owl. :dunno:
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Re: Owl
« Reply #34 on: January 29, 2017, 08:29:13 PM »
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Stunning photos Brute!  Incredible.

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Re: Owl
« Reply #35 on: January 29, 2017, 10:08:13 PM »
I tried posting this earlier, but maybe my pictures were too big? If it shows up twice on here, someone please delete it. This is a northern saw-whet owl from the Washtucna area. I took the picture during a heavy snow a few weeks ago. I was about 3-4 feet away from the owl and didn't have a good camera with me, so I had to use the cell phone.

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Re: Owl
« Reply #36 on: January 30, 2017, 02:26:26 AM »
Inhad this great gray owl hang around my campsite for a few hours one really foggy day. He flew from one tree to another curious about what I was doing giving me a lot of photo ops.

This one looks more like a spotted owl, darker face feathers, or it could be a hybrid spot/barred owl. :dunno:

Confirmed great gray by both the forest service and a few birding groups.

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Re: Owl
« Reply #37 on: January 30, 2017, 07:34:25 AM »
Thanks, all

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Re: Owl
« Reply #38 on: January 30, 2017, 08:43:22 AM »
Stunning pics, thanks so much for posting!  :tup:
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Re: Owl
« Reply #39 on: June 29, 2017, 10:10:48 AM »
Long -eared Owl

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Re: Owl
« Reply #40 on: June 29, 2017, 10:20:19 AM »
Great pics and one of my favorite birds to watch.
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Re: Owl
« Reply #41 on: June 29, 2017, 11:26:29 AM »
Some awesome pics there!! Thanks for posting them

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Re: Owl
« Reply #42 on: June 29, 2017, 12:35:50 PM »
lone ranger

by the way anyone know what type of owl this is, never seen one like that

The photo is a little rough for a better ID but I'd say that is likely a juvenile Northern Hawk Owl.
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Re: Owl
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Re: Owl
« Reply #44 on: July 31, 2017, 11:40:24 PM »
These two have been hanging around my yard very visibly and audibly for the last week.

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Re: Owl
« Reply #45 on: August 01, 2017, 01:37:26 AM »
We have a family of barred owls that moved in our front yard and I love them! I love owls in general so I was super excitedl

What's funny is I found this old drawing I doodled of a lil fat silly owl over 6 years ago and it reminded me of the first photo I took  :chuckle:
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Re: Owl
« Reply #46 on: August 12, 2017, 09:40:24 PM »
Great photos  :tup:

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Re: Owl
« Reply #47 on: August 13, 2017, 03:24:37 PM »
Had this guy visit me in my tree stand a few years back..


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Re: Owl
« Reply #48 on: August 13, 2017, 03:38:36 PM »
awesome pics thanks for sharing
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Re: Owl
« Reply #49 on: August 22, 2017, 03:30:29 PM »
I think my family left me :'( I hear them down the road all the time now..
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