A family of Barred Owls are very popular among my local birding community. When I went to visit, the two fledged Owlets were in the dark woods, but one of the parents came out into the open - perhaps to be sure that we kept away from her kids.
Chenango Valley State Park
Chenango Forks, New York
Canon 7D / EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
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