Elf Owl landing at nest hole
Elf Owl landing at Saguaro Cactus nest - Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA - May
Elf Owls are the world's smallest owls. Standing only 5 3/4 inches (14.6 cm) they are found from the southwestern US and south along the west coast of Mexico.
EOS 3, 1/200th, f/8, Fuji Sensia 100, 2 flash units, shot from scafolding erected at the nest for the BBC to film "Night Hunters" a special on owls of the world. NR on background.
An incredible bird photograph. Very clean for a scan too.
Great capture,and the food item in the beak is a bonus.well done.
An awesome capture with amazing IQ. Excellent timing. Thank you or the background, interesting to know.
Lovely action shot Rick. The flash has lit the owl up very well and separated it nicely from the background.
Great detail and the meal in its beak is a great extra.
Wonderful image. Amazed its that sharp at the SS
The cricket completes the shot
Any idea when the documentary will be aired?