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Barred Owl

It took almost 2 years before finally seeing my first owl in the wild back in December 2017. I was sitting in my trailer editing photos on a cold rainy day at Sunset Bay State Park, Oregon, when all the sudden I saw what was maybe an weasel or small river otter chase after a rabbit under my rig. I was getting my husky super excited about what she was witnessing, when all the sudden a few moments later i saw a huge bird land in the site next to mine. Once I realized it was actually an owl, I ran outside minus shoes and an umbrella and got a few pics off as fast as I could before it flew off.

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