A May 24, 2010, shot of a fledgling Great Horned Owl lying on a branch above me. Taken at the Ridgefield NWR. At first the bird had its eyes closed but then opened them. (I did not scare or flush the bird 🙂 ).
Canon 40D, 1/250, f8, ISO 400, 400mm, 100-400 lens, 8:15 a.m.