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Great Gray Owls are the largest owl that calls Alberta home, and can measure almost 30 inches long. Despite being the largest owl in Alberta, they don’t go after the largest prey, and instead stick to small mammals, including voles.  This owl was using the fence post to listen (they have very keen sense of sound) for something to eat in the very tall grasses below.  This tall, very green grass, made for an excellent out of focus background for this image.

 

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Taken: June 29, 2014

Location: NW of Calgary, Alberta

Camera: Canon EOS-1D X

Lens: Canon EF 200-400 f/4L IS USM EXT

Focal Length: 400mm

Aperture: f/7.1

ISO: 800

Exposure: 1/80

About this Image

Great Gray Owls are the largest owl that calls Alberta home, and can measure almost 30 inches long. Despite being the largest owl in Alberta, they don’t go after the largest prey, and instead stick to small mammals, including voles.  This owl was using the fence post to listen (they have very keen sense of sound) for something to eat in the very tall grasses below.  This tall, very green grass, made for an excellent out of focus background for this image.

 

If you are interested in purchasing this, or any other images on this site, please contact me contact@wildelements.ca.

 

Taken: June 29, 2014

Location: NW of Calgary, Alberta

Camera Specs

Camera: Canon EOS-1D X

Lens: Canon EF 200-400 f/4L IS USM EXT

Focal Length: 400mm

Aperture: f/7.1

ISO: 800

Exposure: 1/80