June 10, 2013

Eastern Screech Owl, Georgia

Photograph by Graham McGeorge

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos

Masters of disguise. The eastern screech owl is seen here doing what they do best. You better have a sharp eye to spot these little birds of prey. Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia, U.S.A.

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59 comments
Prajakta Aauti
Prajakta Aauti

just amazing! JUST AMEZING MANN! WAT A SHOT! the owl is camouflage with the background look very nice! 

Paul RAIMOND
Paul RAIMOND

La nature est merveilleuse.

Il faut le coup d'oeil pour le repérer, il est bien caché.

Whooo is there ? Whoooo.

MINURA S.
MINURA S.

beauty and awesome.live your life meaningful.because it's your life :))))

Debbie White
Debbie White

I Am One with the tree...

I Am the Tree....

Ooooooohhhhhhmmmmmmm....

Debbie White
Debbie White

I Am One with the tree...

I Am the Tree....

Ooooooohhhhhhmmmmmmm....

Tami Griffith
Tami Griffith

"Hehehehe.... nobody can see me!!!!!  Ah, nooooo, don't sneeze, don't sneeze, don't sneeze!!!!!!!!!"  

Emer M.
Emer M.

living in style, hunting in style

Felicia Kohn
Felicia Kohn

the eyes deception based on perception...awesome 

Shannon T
Shannon T

Seriously cool. That is just creepy how it looks like the tree has eyes. Owls are so awesome. Well done Graham.

Giampiero Torello
Giampiero Torello

beautiful photo, Graham! I wonder how you could see the owl, it's so disguised that I would have passed by without even seeing it. Beautiful subject, composition and colors

Mairead K.
Mairead K.

Beautiful. These creatures are truly amazing.

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Nancy Leigh
Nancy Leigh

Love, love, love this photograph! GREAT shot Graham! Amazing that you even saw the owl. 

Kendal Peirce
Kendal Peirce

That's a "shove off" face if I ever saw one.

B. Postel
B. Postel

I'm glad I'm not a mouse or rabbit passing by.

B. Postel
B. Postel

Incredible camouflage. Wish I could do that.

pala lechat
pala lechat

What a fluffy little sweetheart nestled in his bark hiding place. Brilliant on behalf of photographer and bird!

Tina Wade-Lucas
Tina Wade-Lucas

Wow, this is an amazing photo. I didn't even see the owl at first.

Anita Maurice
Anita Maurice

How did he even see this? I would have walked right by it....he must have "eagle" eyes!!!

sagar rajput
sagar rajput

well.it says how beyond words,gestures,expressions, nature is.tc

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