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Jerry ­ Liguori
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Feb 25, 2013 21:42 |  #1

Took this a few weeks ago and wanted to share it....you'll either like it or think its gross!


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Feb 25, 2013 22:01 |  #2

That is insane! This forum just never lets me down! Great capture.

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Feb 25, 2013 22:31 |  #3

Wow!!! Stunning Jerry, the color of the barn owl was accentuated by the white background, really really nice!


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Feb 26, 2013 00:11 |  #4

It's of course a bit gross,but wow! He just swallowed the thing whole! Gret action, exposure, sharpness, well done.


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Feb 26, 2013 00:38 as a reply to  @ Lnguyen1203's post |  #5

A great catch, beautifully realised. A stellar shot.


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Feb 26, 2013 00:51 |  #6

Fantastic capture there, Jerry! Gross or not, the timing on that was spot on; and the colors in the owl are gorgeous :)


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Feb 26, 2013 05:35 as a reply to  @ Snydremark's post |  #7

Nature at work. Great shot, Jerry!


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Feb 26, 2013 05:48 |  #8

Great shot...love the colors. Not gross...fascinating!


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Feb 26, 2013 06:14 |  #9

Thats a fanshot, the beak on this one looks mean, more so than a Hawk or maybe and Eagle, Great shot!


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Feb 26, 2013 07:52 |  #10

Another great shot, Jerry; well done.
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Feb 26, 2013 08:56 |  #11

I more than like that one. I Love It!!

I don't think you could have timed that shot any better.




  
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Feb 26, 2013 09:06 |  #12

Lnguyen1203 wrote in post #15652722 (external link)
It's of course a bit gross,but wow! He just swallowed the thing whole! Gret action, exposure, sharpness, well done.

Thats exactly how it comes out too.. minus meat! i had a owl nest over my hunting stand, found several mice skin and bones.. was actually neat!!


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Feb 26, 2013 10:17 |  #13

Beautiful shot, I guess it's better to eat the mouse whole, than to pick it apart?


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Feb 26, 2013 11:33 as a reply to  @ Mr_ipsum's post |  #14

Hey it's nature! Great shot of this owl in action!


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Feb 26, 2013 11:42 |  #15

Down the hatch....great shot.




  
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