Great Horned Owl in the trees

Owl in the trees - 2014 © Christopher Martin

I found this Great Horned Owl near a nest that I watched earlier this year.  The adult pair successfully fledged two owlets by early June and haven’t seen any of the owls in the area over the past few visits.  On the weekend, I spied this beautiful bird deep in a stand of trees.  It seemed to be relaxing on this branch – probably just winding down from a busy night and early morning hunting before going for a sleep.  It was great to see one member of this family again.

3 responses

  1. Your photos are breathtaking! Just beautiful.

    August 25, 2014 at 8:33 am

  2. Fraz

    innocent little bird… makes me feel proud

    August 14, 2014 at 10:29 pm

  3. This is a truly magnificent portrait!

    August 14, 2014 at 5:29 pm

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