Clutching at grass

Irricana Snowy Owls - © Christopher Martin-1864

One of the Snowy owls that I photographed recently made a dive while I was watching.  She came up without a mouse but had a clutch of grass instead.  I’m sure it wasn’t her preference but it was a bit unusual to see one of these raptors flying around with a talon full of grass.  She gave a couple of good looks around as she looked for another target during the same sortie but had no luck on this flight.

Snowy's stare - © Christopher Martin-1863

Prairie flight - © Christopher Martin-1859

 

7 responses

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  2. Wonderful shots. I actually have something in common with that snowy owl. Missing shots like these of snowy owls!!

    March 2, 2015 at 2:36 pm

  3. Frazee

    very nice click

    March 1, 2015 at 9:56 pm

  4. Incredible capture, Christopher. A beautiful creature!

    March 1, 2015 at 9:50 pm

  5. WOW…beautiful capture.

    March 1, 2015 at 8:43 pm

  6. Stunning images, Chris!

    March 1, 2015 at 4:56 pm

  7. Beautiful action photography, picture perfect detail.

    March 1, 2015 at 3:54 pm

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