This juvenile Burrowing Owl seems unphased by his sibling jumping on her back. Got several shots of the encounter with him reaching around and looking like he was trying to kiss her and then they fell over.
Taken with Canon 1DX and Canon 500mm F4 IS II with 1.4X III teleconverter, handheld out my car window
Aperture priority, 1/500 sec @ F5.6, ISO 6400, evaluative metering, +2/3 exposure compensation, 700mm
September 25, 2016 at 7:52 pm
Thanks Joe. They were lots of fun to photograph this year. Hopefully I’ll still be around for next years crop of youngsters.
September 26, 2016 at 4:28 pm
Adorable and amazing capture, Tim! Nature is so fascinating! 🙂
September 30, 2016 at 8:51 am
Thanks Donna. I agree with your comment about nature. It’s very captivating and so very random. It keeps me coming back for more.
October 1, 2016 at 4:37 pm