The Beauty of the Barn Owl

I had never managed to take a photograph of a barn owl before, always hearing them outside my bedroom window at night, but never managing to spot one.

Travelling home just before dusk, I often see them fly by the river, gently swooping in the air.

The barn owl’s heart-shaped face collects sound in the same way as human ears. Its hearing is the most sensitive of any creature tested. I love the colour and softness of the feathers that frame the face.


3 Comments Add yours

  1. Mavourneen says:

    Lovely Portrait!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. great shot,how did you get so close?They are a skittish bird.


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