Great Grey Owl – The Hunt

GGOW – Locked on target.
f/5.6, 1/320 sec., ISO-2000, 445 mm focal length equivalent

During December of 2019, Miguel, Dave and I were fortunate to have this Great Grey Owl successfully hunt and ingest a vole along the roadside in the Sax-Zim Bog. Here is what portions of the sequence I was able to capture.

GGOW – Locked on target.
f/5.6, 1/320 sec., ISO-2000, 445 mm focal length equivalent
GGOW – Immediately after capture.
f/5.6, 1/320 sec., ISO-2000, 640 mm focal length equivalent
GGOW – With prey.
f/5.6, 1/320 sec., ISO-2000, 278 mm focal length equivalent
GGOW – Check out feathered legs.
f/5.6, 1/320 sec., ISO-2000, 278 mm focal length equivalent
GGOW – Always head first.
f/5.6, 1/320 sec., ISO-2000, 278 mm focal length equivalent
GGOW – Down the hatch.
f/5.6, 1/320 sec., ISO-2000, 278 mm focal length equivalent
GGOW – Down the hatch.
f/5.6, 1/320 sec., ISO-2000, 278 mm focal length equivalent
GGOW – Down the hatch.
f/5.6, 1/320 sec., ISO-2000, 278 mm focal length equivalent
GGOW – All gone.
f/5.6, 1/320 sec., ISO-2000, 278 mm focal length equivalent
GGOW – Back to the hunt.
f/5.6, 1/320 sec., ISO-2000, 480 mm focal length equivalent

 

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