Tag Archives: Owl

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The Little Owl on the Prairie

Well, maybe it’s a pole instead of a prairie, but what the heck. Yesterday, after a rather disappointing visit to an area where I hoped for some nice waterfowl, I decided to drive past a […]

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Home Alone

Home alone for me doesn’t only mean pizza, Chinese takeaway and party all night. It also makes me go out (even) a little more than normal, especially in the evening. Since this is the slowest […]

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…

Winter in The Netherlands hardly ever brings some snow. Last Sunday and Monday we had some, however. Lack of time and obligations prevented me from going out as much as I would have liked, but […]

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Short-ears in Flight

Around the beginning of this year, I had the opportunity to frame Short-eared Owls. As true masters in camouflage, during the day they were hardly discernible in the tall grasses. However in the late afternoon (mostly […]

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Little on Lesvos

Little Owls are pretty common on the Greek island of Lesvos. They can be found on boulders, fences, houses and (surprisingly) high up in the trees. So during my trip earlier this month, I had […]

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Under mummy’s wings…..

Photographing a nest is normally ‘not done’. And you wouldn’t normally risk to get close to an Eagle Owl’s (Oehoe) nest neither!  But what if – for the 3rd year in a row – the […]

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Tawny Owl

  Yesterday I got the chance to make some nice ‘autumn’ shots of a Tawny Owl (Bosuil) securely sitting in its resting place – a nesting hole in an Oak tree. The traditional place to […]

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