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I love burrowing owls.

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Nov 042013
 

 

Rarely, do you find an animal or bird who will totally let you into their world. This little Burrowing Owl did just that.  I was hoping to get a few good pictures before it dove down into the burrow.  Little did I know that my wife and I would give him our total attention for over two hours.

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It was as if he was preforming for us.

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He became one of my all-time favorites.

 

 

 

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Nov 042013
 

I love this shot of a burrowing owl. He looks like a Spanish Bull Fighter, hence the name, Conquistador.

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Oct 072013
 

Eight or nine years ago, I started a carving (Yes, this is a carving!) that my youngest daughter had chosen as a piece that she would inherit when I was dead and gone.  She gets the original carving, after I get the opportunity to cast thirty limited edition bronzes.  This carving has taken over nine hundred hours (off and on) throughout those years.  This piece started out to be just a barn owl, but then came the  hayloft timber that the owl would be perched on.  The timber was fine but did not look complete.  I added, or should I say, I carved a bolt with a hook attached to the timber.  My wife’s father had an old pulley with a rope  for hoisting hay up into the barn loft.  I used it as a model to carve the pulley and rope.  I had never carved a rope before, what a task that was.  At that point, I thought it was complete after all the time I had put in over the years; however, it was missing something.  The mouse was the last addition to……..  “Just hangin’ out in the barn”.

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Sep 232013
 

My wife and I had been looking for bighorn sheep for the last two hours.  Finding sheep at mid-day among the rocks and boulders can be a little exasperating.  Especially when they are somewhat the same color.  We had spotted a lone ram high on the boulder strewn slope, but that was about it.  Usually there are about twenty five rams in this bachelor band but not today.  I was losing light fast, the sun dropping behind the mountain.  At about 7:00 pm as he stood up to stretch, rams started materializing out of the shadows.

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The movement of the sheep had alerted the locals……    It’s not often you get two species to pose in the sane photo.

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Suddenly, the  sheep were on the move, flowing down the slope.  Maybe they’re thirsty.

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Who knew bighorn sheep had black tongues?

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Two candidates for this season’s  “The Bighorn Bachelor” show.

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