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Wallace ­ River
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Feb 05, 2016 16:15 |  #1

In Cape Coral Florida, I went looking for Burrowing Owls today. Stopped a lady out walking her dog and she said she hasn't seen any all winter! Anyway, I found a few, and actually, more cooperative than in my past experiences.
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/DNGK​tN] (external link)IMG_4355 Cape Coral Burrowing Owl (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/CTvN​od] (external link)IMG_4335 Cape Coral Burrowing Owl (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/CTCz​rg] (external link)IMG_4281 (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/DR2m​oZ] (external link)IMG_4229 Cape Coral Burrowing Owl (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/CTCz​yk] (external link)IMG_4218 Cape Coral Burrowing Owl (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/Dhxb​Kc] (external link)IMG_4171 Cape Coral Burrowing Owl (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/DGLn​re] (external link)IMG_4136 Cape Coral Burrowing Owl (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr
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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/DR2k​oH] (external link)IMG_4129 Cape Coral Burrowing Owl (external link) by Ian Murray (external link), on Flickr

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Feb 05, 2016 16:17 |  #2

Wonderful set Ian!


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Feb 05, 2016 16:21 |  #3

Hi, Ian. Yesterday when you said "Cape Coral" (was it yesterday?) I knew these had to be coming. :-) Good thing you found them. I may be down that way in another month or two. Hope they are around at that time.
Have a good time!


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Feb 05, 2016 16:51 |  #4

mandokid1 wrote in post #17887360 (external link)
Wonderful set Ian!

Thank you Denis.

ldn323 wrote in post #17887367 (external link)
Hi, Ian. Yesterday when you said "Cape Coral" (was it yesterday?) I knew these had to be coming. :-) Good thing you found them. I may be down that way in another month or two. Hope they are around at that time. Have a good time!

Thanks Linh. If you know Cape Coral, stick to the SW area, they make their homes there more than other parts of town. Find Chiquita Blvd. and just cruise the side streets on both sides of Chiquita. I checked the area around the library, near Skyline Blvd., but there were none out there at all. This is just my second day here so very happy so far. I haven't ever gotten shots of them up on their perches before.


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Feb 05, 2016 20:37 |  #5

It looks like they are happy to see you


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Feb 05, 2016 20:42 |  #6

Those are great Ian, well done.


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Feb 05, 2016 21:11 |  #7

Beautiful! Love these birds!


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Feb 06, 2016 01:52 |  #8

great set, Ian! really like the third one and the second-to-last... lucky you, i've yet to even see one, much less get photos!


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Feb 06, 2016 03:11 |  #9

You never disappoint me, stunning set of images.


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Feb 06, 2016 07:39 |  #10

Good for you, Ian; these alone are probably worth four days of driving!


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Feb 06, 2016 08:27 |  #11

Ha, out of the cold and into bird paradise #2. Stunning captures here, Ian. You have the knack, persistence, expertise to find them "where they ain't ".


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Wallace ­ River
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Feb 06, 2016 08:33 |  #12

CaptBob wrote in post #17887571 (external link)
It looks like they are happy to see you

Hi Bob! I hope so! Thanks.

budcam wrote in post #17887572 (external link)
Those are great Ian, well done.

Thanks Dan.

Cameron Hagen wrote in post #17887602 (external link)
Beautiful! Love these birds!

Thanks very much.

squirl033 wrote in post #17887760 (external link)
great set, Ian! really like the third one and the second-to-last... lucky you, i've yet to even see one, much less get photos!

Thanks much Rocky.....these guys are one of the reasons I come here each winter :)

cannylad wrote in post #17887783 (external link)
You never disappoint me, stunning set of images.

You're very kind...thanks for commenting.

CDMOOSE wrote in post #17887911 (external link)
Good for you, Ian; these alone are probably worth four days of driving!

You're right Al....these guys and the North Fort Myers eagles ...

ardeekay wrote in post #17887946 (external link)
Ha, out of the cold and into bird paradise #2. Stunning captures here, Ian. You have the knack, persistence, expertise to find them "where they ain't ".

Thanks much, Rog...this was Photography By Driving Around :p


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Feb 06, 2016 08:54 |  #13

Awesome set Ian.


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Feb 06, 2016 09:20 |  #14

Well done!!




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Feb 06, 2016 09:42 |  #15

Very nice Ian, great shots!


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