Even an amateur can run into a spectacular moment and opportunity to interact with nature. This weeks photo shoot was taken by the blog moderator, Photo Amature.
While camping at a Colorado campground in September a Great Horned Owl decided to hunt and sleep amongst the trees in our camp group. Caught catching a morning nap, this owl wasn't particularly happy and maybe a little perturbed by the intrusion of looky loos admiring his physique and size and especially close proximity.
He measured aproximately 2 feet tall and wore the evidence of a recent hunting catch. We found his uneaten prey in another tree in camp and that night he made use of it while we slept. We found the left over feathers only scattered over our camp and picnic table.
Photographer: Photo Amature
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