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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Just a couple photos this week for Good Fences...

First we have this gate/fence shot taken just a couple weeks ago...
and then we have this.. I have posted a version of it a few years ago. Not the best lighting, but still we can see this Short-eared owl.  Several of them used to come to the strip pit area and spend the winter.   I have not seen a single one out there in over two years, maybe three.
Just for the heck of it, I will throw this one in, too.    I hope you like them....

IF I can remember, I am linking to Theresa's meme:

18 comments:

Judy said...

Oh my goodness Rose, these are absolutely great shots!

TexWisGirl said...

very cute blue gate!! love the short-eared owl, too! nice!

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

Wonderful home-made look to that gate. Short-eared Owls are a species that also turns up here during winter, just one can brighten any winter's day.

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Be still my heart....wow on the owl images!! I'm speechless.

And the sunflower gate...I really like that.

Sandra said...

LOVE the owl and i might just die of Joy if i saw one like that.. love the gate and the flower... my OCD would drive me nuts because the flower needs to be down a foot or so...

Nancy Chan said...

That is a pretty blue fence and the owl is so cute.

don said...

This is a fine series of this interesting bird along with the fences. I still need to link up too.

Tom said...

flowers up already?

Mascha said...

So pretty in blue... and great shots of the owl!
Greetings from Germany

Ida said...

That gate is so pretty!
Loved the owl shots too, how cool to capture one in the daytime like that. I rarely see owls so this was a treat.

Revrunner said...

Oh, yeah! I rarely see owls out in the open like this. Almost never.

LV said...

He was looking at you, as what the hoot are you doing?

Felicia said...

beautiful owl. i like the sunflower too.

Lois said...

Cute gate. The owl is magnificent!

genie said...

That gate is the cutest thing. Someone was very creative with their yellow flower. Your owl photos are amazing. I am still in awe of all the birds you have in your area. You are so lucky.

Linda said...

All of these are marvelous!

Small City Scenes said...

Wonderful, Rose. I would love to paint on a piece of our wood fence at the side of the house. I do plant viney plants that cover the fence in the summer time and Bob would not understand why I would paint a scene on the fence. I should ask him.
MB

EG CameraGirl said...

I am seeing fewer and fewer of the birds I used to see. I'm worried.

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