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Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl in Nest

Image # 1D2_06634



Canon 600L/f4 IS

ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/640 second

Manual Exposure

Gitzo 1329/Arca Swiss B1/Wimberley Sidekick

As we were photographing the Pygmy Owl perched in the tree in the previous shot, my wife noticed a hole in the trunk of this tree, and wondered if it might be the owl's nest.  Sure enough, within a few minutes, we saw the head of the owl's mate poking out through the hole!