One of the newer Owls from the Raptor Project. We didn't see this beauty for long. He ended up flying behind above a room after making a fuss. Hearing his constant "WHUUU" was very cute though.
The lighting was very bad (indoor, artificial) so I relied on high ISO settings to get a decent shutter speed (no more than 1/200 on each photo). Noise was reduced with Define 2.0
Pharaoh (Desert) Eagle Owl
Waterman Conservation Education Center
Apalachin, New York
Canon 5D / EF 70-200 F4 L IS USM
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