Great gray ascension

Great gray owl's ascension - © Christopher Martin-6677-2
This Great gray owl was hunting for field mice in West Bragg yesterday.  It dove a few times, easily punching through the thin covering of snow left by Friday’s snowstorm.  I watched it fly between fence posts before it flew up to this branch.  It turned out to be a good vantage point as it caught a mouse on its next dive.

I do want to also wish everyone a Happy Easter!  I hope everyone enjoys time with family and friends over the weekend.  We started the morning with a fun hunt with yarn that led the kids to their respective jackpots.  While we were outside, I looked for our resident rabbit but he was nowhere to be found – so no Easter Bunny photographs this year!

10 responses

  1. WOW good shot

    March 29, 2016 at 11:55 am

  2. Lovely and very dramatic capture😊

    March 28, 2016 at 1:42 pm

  3. Great shot! The owl is not even paying attention to you — were you in a blind?

    March 28, 2016 at 10:20 am

  4. janvdijk9464

    Reblogged this on janencarinvandijk and commented:
    hel apart gemaakt prachtig

    March 28, 2016 at 7:59 am

  5. Looking great indeed! Love this image!

    March 28, 2016 at 3:38 am

  6. What a great photo! Hope you and your family had a great day.

    March 27, 2016 at 9:34 pm

  7. Nice Picture

    March 27, 2016 at 8:52 pm

  8. wildchild47

    Amazing! As I continue to follow your site and see what you post, I am always blown away but the excellence and quality of the images. It’s so difficult to happen to be at the “right place at the right time” much less catch a creature in flight so well …. clearly, you have the patience, dedication, talent and well, luck too, to be so graced. Totally amazing.

    And Happy Easter to you and your family 🙂

    March 27, 2016 at 12:31 pm

  9. sueashby7

    I love owls, well all birds. This is so beautiful. I wish you and your family a wonderful Easter. Enjoy!

    March 27, 2016 at 11:54 am

  10. Quite an image! Fantastic. Happy Easter to you and your family.

    March 27, 2016 at 9:58 am

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