Uploaded 31-Jan-13
Taken 26-Jan-13
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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Algonquin, Boreal, Great Gray Owl, Owl, Perched, Strix nebulosa, Winter
Photo Info

Dimensions2201 x 3082
Original file size1.44 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken26-Jan-13 17:29
Date modified26-Jan-13 17:29
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 7D
Focal length400 mm
Exposure1/40 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 500
Metering modePattern
Great Gray Owl

Great Gray Owl

Great Gray Owls, standing over two feet tall, thanks to insulating plumage, are built for the snow. They perch quietly and nonchalantly during day and night along the edges of snow-covered meadows, using their massive facial disks to pick up the tiniest sounds of voles burrowing under several inches of snow.