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Barn Owl

Tyto alba

Description:

This owl was being chased by a small yellow bird that managed to land on top of it to peck at it. Quite an amazing sight. The other bird is a Western King BIrd (Tyrannus verticalis)

Habitat:

Nest in tall trees near an orange trees plantation.

Notes:

This is my spotting No. 500

1 species ID suggestions

271 Comments (1–25)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 2 weeks ago

Thank you Gilma for your kind words.

WOW!! LuisStevens, I do not think I ever commented on this gorgeous spotting, the best I have ever seen, congratulations. The pictures and spotting are just "perfeccion"!!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 3 months ago

Thank you Dilan.

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 3 months ago

Wonderful shot Luis!!

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 4 months ago

No problem, Luis- your work is amazing!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 4 months ago

Thank you Hazel Marley and staccyh

staccyh
staccyh 4 months ago

Wow, what a fantastic sighting Luis!

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 4 months ago

Amazing picture!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 months ago

Thank you David Stockton. It was spotting of the day a year ago.

DavidStockton
DavidStockton 6 months ago

awesome !..its got my vote for spotting of the day

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 months ago

Thank you Ali

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 7 months ago

Wonderful! ♥♥

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 months ago

Thank you Joan Hayes, Grace Whiteand and Deanna Broderick

DeannaBroderick
DeannaBroderick 7 months ago

Great shot!

GraceWhite
GraceWhite 7 months ago

Wow, beautiful!

joanhayes
joanhayes 7 months ago

Wow! Incredible shot!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 months ago

Thank you Rick Lampman, Samuel Hartman and Carol Snow.

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 7 months ago

The most amazing ever!

Samuel Hartman
Samuel Hartman 7 months ago

This is an excellent shot! nice work!

RickLampman
RickLampman 7 months ago

AMAZING !! Truly Amazing :)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 months ago

Yes, it does franciscopecanhaaraujo. Thank you.

Francisco Araujo
Francisco Araujo 9 months ago

It looks like the space shutle riding on a boing ! Awsome

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 months ago

Thank you thebioscout.

thebioscout
thebioscout 9 months ago

What a photo...

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 10 months ago

Thank you Rick Bohler

California, USA

Lat: 36.70, Long: -119.56

Spotted on Jun 3, 2012
Submitted on Jun 25, 2012

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