Comments for Feathered Photography http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog Ron Dudley's blog, devoted primarily to bird photography and bird behaviors Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:00:15 +0000 hourly 1 Comment on Black-billed Magpie With An Apparent Kill by Ron Dudley http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/2014/11/22/black-billed-magpie-with-an-apparent-kill/#comment-98342 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:00:15 +0000 http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/?p=28051#comment-98342 Could be, Susan, but on the other hand it was a cold morning and a recently killed vole would have stiffened up very quickly.

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Comment on Black-billed Magpie With An Apparent Kill by Susan Stone http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/2014/11/22/black-billed-magpie-with-an-apparent-kill/#comment-98341 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:56:15 +0000 http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/?p=28051#comment-98341 Interesting set of photos. From everything you described, it sounds to me like vole had been cached rather than stolen, because it would not have been stiff had it been just stolen. IMO.

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Comment on Short-eared Owl In Flight (with prey in silhouette) by Carroll Hemingway http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/2014/11/21/short-eared-owl-in-flight-with-prey-in-silhouette/#comment-98330 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 04:39:27 +0000 http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/?p=28037#comment-98330 Pueo in Hawaii. Lovely image of the short eared owl…….

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Comment on Short-eared Owl In Flight (with prey in silhouette) by Elephant's Child http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/2014/11/21/short-eared-owl-in-flight-with-prey-in-silhouette/#comment-98329 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:19:14 +0000 http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/?p=28037#comment-98329 I was thrilled to see a post from you (worrying is one of my talents) – and even more thrilled to see the subject. Ooh and ahh. And similar exclamations of pleasure.
And hiss and spit about the technical issues which I hope won’t resurface.

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Comment on Short-eared Owl In Flight (with prey in silhouette) by Ron Dudley http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/2014/11/21/short-eared-owl-in-flight-with-prey-in-silhouette/#comment-98327 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 01:43:52 +0000 http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/?p=28037#comment-98327 It wouldn’t surprise me either, Dick. Can’t tell you how often I thought of that possibility during the many days I was with these owls and looking over all that perfect nesting habitat “out there” with the nest within about 40′ of the road.

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Comment on Short-eared Owl In Flight (with prey in silhouette) by Dick Harlow http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/2014/11/21/short-eared-owl-in-flight-with-prey-in-silhouette/#comment-98326 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 01:40:05 +0000 http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/?p=28037#comment-98326 Technical issues – I feel for you, it is a constant hassel in our house.

Great shot Ron!
It wouldn’t surprise me if this Owl pair have associated car traffic with minimal predator presence or lack of predator investigation. Smart wild animals quickly pick up on how they can protect themselves and where food can be found.

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Comment on Short-eared Owl In Flight (with prey in silhouette) by Ron Dudley http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/2014/11/21/short-eared-owl-in-flight-with-prey-in-silhouette/#comment-98325 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 01:10:55 +0000 http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/?p=28037#comment-98325 Alison, that place may be my favorite spot on earth but it’s not for the faint of heart or the spare tire deprived. So many stories to tell…

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Comment on Short-eared Owl In Flight (with prey in silhouette) by Alison http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/2014/11/21/short-eared-owl-in-flight-with-prey-in-silhouette/#comment-98324 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 01:00:38 +0000 http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/?p=28037#comment-98324 Thanks Ron. You’ve given me a more vivid sense of the terrain and life on the road, to boot! :)

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Comment on Short-eared Owl In Flight (with prey in silhouette) by Ron Dudley http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/2014/11/21/short-eared-owl-in-flight-with-prey-in-silhouette/#comment-98323 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:47:33 +0000 http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/?p=28037#comment-98323 Me too, Stephanie!!! Thanks.

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Comment on Short-eared Owl In Flight (with prey in silhouette) by Ron Dudley http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/2014/11/21/short-eared-owl-in-flight-with-prey-in-silhouette/#comment-98322 Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:46:47 +0000 http://www.featheredphotography.com/blog/?p=28037#comment-98322 I appreciate your sympathies, Chris – it’s been a trying day. But then we all have them, don’t we?

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