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jonny_redhorse

Sunny Day NHO'S

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Well....I can't say I came across any great grays this morning but the area sure isn't short of Northern Hawk Owls! grin.....Found a new one next to the Zim Sod Farms on Hwy#7(Bobby Aro country) and others this morning...

this guy was sitting on a powerpole right next to the highway...

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this one was on the S. Admiral near Kolu intersection...

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and another shot...

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I like that third one, Jonny. That owl is poised to launch, with its attention firmly focused on something out of the frame. Nice.

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Thanks Steve.... I saw this one you mentioned fly from his "sitting post" on Kolu/Cranberry and nail something in the snow about 50 yards from us,then continued into some low alder brush onto S.Admiral for a brief time...sure would have been nice if he would have stayed in the alders for some nice "brush" photos instead of the usual "stick/perch" poses...Jim(jimalm) happened by as the NHO was flying between the trees and he snapped a few also...

it's cold when you see the smoke from chimneys in layers like this...morning temps were about 12 below with no wind...classic cold, winter morning in the Bog....

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The hawk owls are nice, but I've been waiting for one of these Jonny Redhorse scenics!!! Thanks.

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Good looking shots Jonny. That third one really turned out nice. The shots I took turned out like I expected-Bad grin

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