Zenfolio | Jack Stephens | Hawks, Owls and Vultures | Northern Saw-whet Owl
Taken 23-Feb-13
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Dimensions706 x 1000
Original file size173 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken23-Feb-13 13:11
Date modified4-Aug-13 12:32
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 40D
Focal length500 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/800 at f/4
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 640
Metering modePattern
Northern Saw-whet Owl

Northern Saw-whet Owl

Reifel Refuge, British Columbia

These little owls are remarkably hard to find, even at close range. This one was shot at ground level, looking up under an overhanging branch. It only opened its eyes when a passing squirrel disturbed its sleep.