Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Northern Hawk Owl

Here is the male Northern Hawk Owl found recently at the South end of Blackstrap Lake not too far from Saskatoon.
My wife and I had an excellent little trip out to Prince Albert National Park last weekend where we were treated to our first ever wild Wolf, a River Otter and a beautiful dark-phase Red Fox.
I'll post those photos next time...

Click to see him much larger

13 comments:

kRiZ cPEc said...

Love its eyes. Thanks for sharing.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

What a gorgeous shot.
Blessings,Ruth

HANNIBAL said...

Simply gorgeous! Love the complimentary background!

Chris said...

Wow Gorgeous shot Nick. The details are so sharp and the image beautifully composed... I love it... And its gaze is fantastic! Well done.

Kelly said...

wow......mesmerizing. He is so beautiful and your photo is stunning. You have a great eye (and lens too!)...

Chris Petrak said...

Great shot - is this a regular visitor in your area - it only shows up in NE occasionally, and then draws a crowd.

Mike said...

Bloody hell Nick, that shot couldnt be any better, simply stunning, very jealous. ;)

Susan said...

Stunning shot! As are all of your pics. Will email you re calendars (had computer issues but on a new one now)

Nick S said...

Thanks for the kind words friends !

Suzanne said...

He's gorgeous! All those distinctive markings and contrasts. He looks like he would be quite small. Is that the case?

I'm looking forward to the wolf and others. Wonderful picture, Nick. Thank you for this treat.

Tina said...

What a shot! I could hypnotized by those eyes!!

JohnEMarriott said...

Fantastic shot, Nick, can't wait to see your shots from PA!

Dominic Gendron said...

Just GREAT!