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    A great gray owl hunting rodents in a field in New Hampshire, US. This bird was a rare visitor to this area and was worth the 7 1/2 hour drive to see it. The owl was not baited or called and this photo is during a natural hunt. Baiting has become a hot topic recently and it is very unfortunate that many people do it for the sake of a photo. With these owls in particular if you are patient enough you will see them hunt. They are not shy nor very intimidated by people.
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    Date Taken: Mar 13, 2017
    Date Uploaded: Sep 11, 2017
    Location: Newport, New Hampshire, United States
    Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D5
    Focal Length: 600 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/2500 sec
    Aperture: f/5.6
    ISO: 1250
    Copyright: © Harry Collins
    Categories: Animals, Nature
    Assignments: We Love Animals, My Best Photos of 2017, Chasing Moments
    Contests: 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year