Lazy Sunday Photo- A Jungle Owlet

by Mridula on September 8, 2013

in blogging,Canon D550,Photography

Birds (and other animals) are master of camouflage. While walking on the roads of Rishikesh, early one morning I thought there was something irregular within the pattern of the tree. After zooming from a distance I could see the Jungle Owlet clearly. I also knew from that distance it would not make for a good photo.

A Far Away View

A Far Away View

After spotting a bird with my 75-300 there is only way to get a decent picture. You try to go as close to the bird clicking continuously, because you never know when will the bird fly away.

Jungle Owlet

A Jungle Owlet

The result of going closer and ruthless cropping is this view of the jungle owlet. The bird did get annoyed with me pretty fast and flew further away making sure there was a steep fall right below where it perched. There was no way to get a better shot so I had to be happy with this.

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{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

Anuradha Shankar September 15, 2013 at 1:47 pm

its still a lovely shot, Mridula! have yet to see an owl!


Sangeeta September 10, 2013 at 10:06 am

Wooh…what a beauty !! I saw them on a tree in Indore and I just could not keep my eyes of them.


Bharti September 9, 2013 at 8:24 pm

The owl!! What a brilliant pic!! And am not much into birds but your post made me very curious about them. Super blog. Really liked it.


Jiggyasa September 9, 2013 at 11:08 am

wise little owl :)


awesome pics (@awesomepics007) September 9, 2013 at 6:19 am
Harsha September 8, 2013 at 11:02 pm

Close view made it clear or else it was looking somewhat Camouflage..nice Capture.. :-)


Rajesh September 8, 2013 at 10:19 pm

Great shot! Still lucky to get a closer shot!


Neha Sharma September 8, 2013 at 8:38 pm

Wow! Great capture!
Do you know, its lucky to spot an owl in the day time!


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