20 December 2014

Snowy owl







Snowy owl at Korkeasaari.
Helsinki Zoo, 30.8.2014.

I'm linking to
Camera Critters
I'd Rather B Birdin'
Saturday's Critters

http://camera-critters.blogspot.fi/2014/12/camera-critters-350.html


http://viewingnaturewitheileen.blogspot.fi/2014/12/saturdays-critters-53.html

94 comments:

  1. That is a beautiful owl, and these are great shots of it.

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  2. Oh wow, absolutely stunning photographs Gunilla. The owl's eyes are mesmerizing, so beautiful!

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    1. Thank you very much, Denise! The eyes are stunning.

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  3. Fantastic photos. I love the owls eyes,,,

    Hugs
    JetteMajken

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    1. Thank you Jette! The eyes are amazing.

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  4. Det är nog den vackraste ugglan jag vet.

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  5. Gorgeous close-ups, lucky you!! They are in the wild her at the jersey shore but I have not yet seen one!!

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    1. Thank you Debbie! I've never seen one in the wild.

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  6. I love these owls, they are gorgeous.. Great series of photos! Thank you for linking up with my critter party.. Have a happy weekend!

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    1. Thank you Eileen! Have a wonderful weekend.

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  7. Beautiful images, how lovely to see the owl up close!

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  8. Wonderful pictures! I've only seen one once, and it was a long way away!

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    1. Thank you! It would be amazing to see one in the wild.

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  9. how beautiful he is. great captures

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  10. Beautiful!
    Hope you are having a wonderful week-end!
    Lea

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    1. Thank you Lea! I hope you are having a great weekend as well.

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  11. How adorable ! Owls always make me think of my cat Rosie, she has owl eyes, lol !

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    1. Thank you Gattina! They have incredible eyes.

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  12. A superb bird

    Wonderful pictures Gunilla.

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  13. ABSOLUTELY STUNNING. Have a good Sunday and a wonderful Christmas week.

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  14. Beautiful series of images of this snowy owl.
    I can not choose, they are all great
    Very well done.
    A good Sunday Gunilla.

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    1. Thank you so much, Irma! Have a wonderful evening.

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  15. Lovely, dear Gunilla ..... Wow, their are wonderful captures indeed. The owl makes such a funny Face and you have this Moment for us here postet. Thank you.

    Wish you a very good christmas and a happy New Year
    Heidrun

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    1. Thank you Heidrun! I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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  16. Onpa söpö pöllö.
    (Se Meritorni Kivenlahdessa on rakennettu 1999, ja se oli monta vuotta Suomen korkein asuintalo)

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    1. Kiitos Orvokki! Olimme silloin jo muuttaneet tänne Järvenperään. Sillä paikalla oli muistaakseni pieni uimaranta ennen tuota taloa.

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  17. Our favorite bird. May you and your family have a Merry Christmas. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Thank you Doug! I wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

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  18. ⋯ ✰ ⋯
    ⋰ ⋮ ⋱

    O Natal está chegando... o amor, chamado Jesus, nos pede permissão para entregar toda a paz e felicidade que nos são destinadas.


    FELIZ NATAL!
    BOAS FESTAS!
    °。✿⊱。。

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    1. Thank you Inês! I wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

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    1. Thank you and a Merry Christmas to you too!

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  20. Oh sooooo beautiful! Fantastic shots of the snowy owl!

    Happy Holidays,
    artmusedog and carol

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    1. Thank you Carol! Happy Holidays to you and your family!

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  21. Beautiful images .. Lovely owl. Love it.. Merry Christmas

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    1. Thank you Ana! I wish you a Merry Christmas!

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  22. This owl is gorgeous, wonderful shots of him.

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  23. Utrolig vakker snøugle!

    Ønsker deg en riktig god jul!

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    1. Tusen tack, Marit! God Jul till dig och din familj!

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  24. That's a very beautiful bird! Love its eyes!

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    1. Thank you Bethany! The eyes are amazing.

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  25. The owl is so enchanting, its expression is so adorable. You really captured the light in its eyes.

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  26. Wow! Great photos! Thanks for sharing. :)

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  27. you have a Snowy Owl in your zoo? You are lucky, teh owl not I guess. Gorgeous pics. :)

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    1. Thank you Monica! I'm not sure, but I think they only keep birds that can't be released back into the wild.

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  28. What a great looking bird - I have always wanted to see one.

    Hope you have a great Christmas.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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    1. Thank you Stewart! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

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  29. Hi! Very interesting. I have never seen these kind of owls. Do they wear snowy feathers only in winter? Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Thank you Minoru! They stay white all year round.

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  30. So jealous - an amazing bird I've yet to photograph. Stunning!

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    1. Thank you! I'd love to see it in the wild.

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  31. A merry Christmas to you and your family, Gunilla:) The snowy owl is one of the most amazing looking owls!

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    1. Thank you Jesh! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

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  32. I LOVE it that the snowy's eyes are wide open. I always seem to see them when they are part-way closed!

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    1. Thank you EG! He was watching the watchers. :-)

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  33. What a white beauty. I've never seen one. Happy Holidays!

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    1. Thank you Sharon! Happy Holidays to you and your family!

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  34. Så vakker ugle, flotte bilder også.

    God jul til deg og dine.
    Marit.

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    1. Tack, Marit! Jag önskar dig en riktigt fridfull ju!

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  35. Hi Gunilla,
    marvelous photos of this somy owl. Gorgeous !
    Best regards, Synnöve

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  36. I love this beautiful creature ! I love these amazing eyes !
    Excellent shots !

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    1. Thank you very much, Ela! I love the eyes. :-)

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