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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

288 Comments (1–25)

Maeve McPartlin
Maeve McPartlin 3 months ago

Awsome

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 3 months ago

Thank you NaturFindur 2000. It's one in a lifetime shot.

NateAndNature
NateAndNature 3 months ago

Great shot, must be a rarity to see something like this, keep up the good work!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 3 months ago

Thank you C B

C B
C B 4 months ago

WOW what a shot! Well done and congratulations!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 months ago

Thank you Daniel Hughes

Daniel Hughes
Daniel Hughes 8 months ago

Amazing spotting

LuisStevens
LuisStevens a year ago

Thank you Everyone is awesome for your kind words.

Awesome spotting! You have a talent with spotting things! Great job!!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens a year ago

Thank you Zlatan.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic a year ago

amazing spotting! and a very appropriate series of shots for such a round number! congrats

LuisStevens
LuisStevens a year ago

Thank you Laura.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens a year ago

Thank you ramonarussell2

LuisStevens
LuisStevens a year ago

It was Luna, thank you.

LunaHobbs
LunaHobbs a year ago

Beautiful picture. What a gift from Nature to you.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens a year ago

Thank you Ismael 1.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens a year ago

Thank you Rolando

This is a great shot!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 2 years ago

Thank you thinkingnoggins

thinkingnoggins
thinkingnoggins 2 years ago

Is the yellow bird standing on the owl in the first shot? That is amazing!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 2 years 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 2 years ago

Thank you Dilan.

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 2 years ago

Wonderful shot Luis!!

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 2 years ago

No problem, Luis- your work is amazing!

Sanger, California, USA

Lat: 36.70, Long: -119.56

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

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