Barn Owl

Barn Owl

Excellent eye sight and hearing make the Barn Owl top-notch night time hunters. They have been the subject of numerous studies of their senses, including experiments where the readily locate mice in a room with no light.

Barn Owl
Barn Owl

The Barn Owl’s speckled earth tone feathers help it hide during the day, and make it a striking bird to my eye.

Barn Owl
Barn Owl

Showing off his wings with a stretch, this fellow was quite sedate for his photography session.

Barn Owl Stretching His Wings
Barn Owl Stretching His Wings

Barn Owl, Tyto alba

The Center for Birds of Prey offers photographers an opportunity to take close-up photographs of owls and other birds of prey a few times a year.

The Center for Birds of Prey, Photography Day, April 22, 2018,  Awanda, SC.

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