Zenfolio | Jack Stephens | Hawks, Owls and Vultures | Short-eared Owl
Taken 23-Feb-13
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Dimensions667 x 1000
Original file size117 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken23-Feb-13 18:14
Date modified4-Aug-13 12:32
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 40D
Focal length400 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/1000 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 1250
Metering modePattern
Short-eared Owl

Short-eared Owl

Sammish flats, Washington State

Very similar in biology to Norther Harriers, Short-eared Owls also frequent open grasslands. It is not uncommon to see some inter-species aggression when the hunt in the same location.