European Eagle Owl 1 by carolmw

European Eagle Owl 1

This eagle owl is the largest and most powerful owl in Europe.It is about 27inches long.It has a large beak and huge talons,but it's most striking features,are it's striking orange eyes.It raises or lowers it's ear tufts,depending on it's mood.
This shot was taken at Paphos Zoo.I have posted another shot of this bird on my other album.
Many thanks for all your comments and Favs,always much appreciated.
Beautiful bird of prey!
Fab POV, Lovely processing + Fav!
December 17th, 2012  
Looks great in b&w with the spot colour
December 17th, 2012  
Echoing Rosie and Paul ... perfect shot and a fav.
December 17th, 2012  
fantastic photo carol
December 17th, 2012  
Great use of SC! Love the detail present.
December 17th, 2012  
Kim
Awesome shot!
December 17th, 2012  
love the eye!
December 17th, 2012  
Awesome!
December 17th, 2012  
First class image Carol. I like the unusual angle and the removal of all the colour except the eye. Stunning.
December 17th, 2012  
bep
Gorgeous processing!
December 17th, 2012  
Beautiful profile shot... love the color of the eye!
December 17th, 2012  
great detail
December 17th, 2012  
Neatly done.
December 17th, 2012  
What a magnificent creature! Great photograph.
December 17th, 2012  
Awesome!
December 17th, 2012  
I love this in B&W - fav
December 17th, 2012  
Great b&w shot!
December 17th, 2012  
Rob
Love the selective colouring!
December 17th, 2012  
The B&W version is excellent.
December 17th, 2012  
This is stunning, reminds me of the botanical illustrations I saw at an exhibition last weekend (where I was appalled to learn that Audubon used to go out and kill his subjects,so that he could arrange them in poses for painting!)
December 17th, 2012  
Beautiful detail Carol.
December 17th, 2012  
Nicely done - I like the high key and the sc.
December 17th, 2012  
Beautiful shot, Carol!
December 18th, 2012  
Ooooh beautiful coloring
December 18th, 2012  
Wow...just wow. Fav'd
December 18th, 2012  
great focus on the eye
December 18th, 2012  
A beauty FAV.
December 19th, 2012  
beautiful shot!
December 19th, 2012  
I really like your processing here as well as the focus on that eye
December 19th, 2012  
I could fav this 50 X! Love your processing!
December 24th, 2012  
Wow great shot...
December 27th, 2012  
fantastic photo !!
January 3rd, 2013  
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