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    Default Short Eared Owl - is that a bird or a plane ?

    Caught this one flying at full speed whilst having its head turned upwards to the sky keeping an eye on a Kestrel which was overhead.
    Short Eared Owl ( Asio flammeus ) by Steve Dawes, on Flickr
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    Great Capture Steve.

    looks like it is doing backstroke!!

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    Default Re: Short Eared Owl - is that a bird or a plane ?

    Amazing, most unusual.
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    Default Re: Short Eared Owl - is that a bird or a plane ?

    thats rather different

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    Excellent capture, agree most unusual
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    nice image,very different to the usual.but nice to see.
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    Unusual pose but nicely captured.

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    Default Re: Short Eared Owl - is that a bird or a plane ?

    Thanks for the feedback guys
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    Default Re: Short Eared Owl - is that a bird or a plane ?

    Cracking shot, most unusual

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    Default Re: Short Eared Owl - is that a bird or a plane ?

    Thanks Paul
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