Long-eared Owl Family

November 5, 2015 at 7:16 am (Bird photography, Birds - California, California, Nature, Nature photography, Photography, Wildlife) (, )

Long-eared owls

Long-eared owls

I was in Ridgecrest, California yesterday and returned to the cemetery where our birding group had seen a family of long-eared owls.  I walked for a half hour peering in every tree (they’re extremely well camouflaged as you can see) when I found them almost right next to the car!


This pair was very alert, but the other two owls resented being awoken from their naps.



Anyway, here are their portraits.





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  1. mbkircus said,

    Stunning photos. Thanks for taking the time and energy to find and photograph them.

  2. Midwestern Plant Girl said,

    Very noble creatures. Great photos! Thanks for sharing 😃

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