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Old 03-22-2019, 03:14 PM   #1
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Two of which are babies. This was at Brazos Bend SP, Needville.

Mama's droopy eye and "horn" is said to be caused by a fight with a bobcat that was attempting to have baby owl for dinner. Apparently, bobcats couldn't care less about laws protecting raptors.










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Old 03-22-2019, 03:23 PM   #2
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Very cool. Great pics
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Old 03-22-2019, 03:29 PM   #3
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Awesome pictures!
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Old 03-22-2019, 03:37 PM   #4
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Thats kew
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Old 03-22-2019, 03:56 PM   #5
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Great stuff Bill.

How far away were you for the photos?
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Old 03-22-2019, 06:47 PM   #6
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Amazing shots!
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Old 03-23-2019, 08:37 AM   #7
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Very cool. Great pics
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Great stuff Bill.

How far away were you for the photos?
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Amazing shots!
Thanks for the comments everyone. They are appreciated.

I was about 30 yards from the babies and about 50 from the mama. Camera is 42 MP so heavy crop will hold a bit of detail.
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Old 03-24-2019, 04:51 PM   #8
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Cool looking creatures. Reminds me when we found a few babies in a tower stand. I think they were as confused as we were when we saw them.
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Old 03-24-2019, 05:04 PM   #9
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My parents have a nesting pair in their back yard here in The Woodlands. I told them they should feel honored.
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Old 03-25-2019, 07:36 PM   #10
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Old 03-26-2019, 09:04 AM   #11
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Cool looking creatures. Reminds me when we found a few babies in a tower stand. I think they were as confused as we were when we saw them.
I remember we battled them in stands if we even left the windows cracked open down in S. Texas.

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My parents have a nesting pair in their back yard here in The Woodlands. I told them they should feel honored.
That is pretty sweet and they don't put up with the crowd that the church puts up with due to the eagle's nest.

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Old 03-26-2019, 09:07 AM   #12
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Very, cool, interesting backstory. Did a ranger see it happen?
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Old 03-26-2019, 09:13 AM   #13
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Not sure. As many photogs that have been out there, I would guess some of them saw it but I haven't seen any pics if they took any. They are very close to fledging.
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Old 03-26-2019, 09:16 AM   #14
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There’s one in my moms yard behind the barn that tries to kill small dogs and all the cats disappeared . The dog hides at night now
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Old 03-27-2019, 02:46 PM   #15
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Very nice Bill! #2 is the hit
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Old 04-04-2019, 03:41 PM   #16
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Mark and Bill, thanks for the comments.
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Old 04-17-2019, 09:32 PM   #17
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That last one blends in quite well.
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Old 04-17-2019, 09:54 PM   #18
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Very nice
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Old 04-17-2019, 10:09 PM   #19
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Awesome photos


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Old 04-17-2019, 10:12 PM   #20
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Wish I had an owl to watch and photo.
Great job Bill
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Old 04-24-2019, 02:21 PM   #21
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Thanks guys.
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Old 04-24-2019, 02:23 PM   #22
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Awesome
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Old 04-24-2019, 03:30 PM   #23
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