Watching over the prairie

I found this Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) perched on a long abandoned barn’s window sill.  It was a cold day and this spot was out of the wind and facing the sun, which did come out a little later.  Pretty smart place to doze the daylight hours away.

Great Horned Owl barn perch - © Christopher Martin-6822

9 responses

  1. Sublime !

    December 25, 2015 at 11:22 am

  2. It turns out I’m not the only one not fond of the wind. Great shot.

    December 18, 2015 at 6:10 am

    • I am not fond of the wind either but I agree its a wonderful shot, beautiful owl

      December 18, 2015 at 7:27 pm

  3. You couldn’t have planned a more perfect picture!

    December 18, 2015 at 6:04 am

  4. I loved how he framed himself in this shot!

    December 18, 2015 at 4:26 am

  5. Parece que va a salis como un RELOJ DE CUCO.
    Que buen camuflaje. Y que gran momento el que has captado.

    December 18, 2015 at 3:25 am

  6. Truly love it

    December 18, 2015 at 3:00 am

  7. Anonymous

    Wow ! Fantastic!

    December 18, 2015 at 2:02 am

  8. What an interesting pic that is! I am reminded of the poem Hawk Roosting. Thanks

    December 18, 2015 at 1:49 am

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