South Shields Daily Photo

A collection of images from South Shields and the North of England

Jarrow Festival No. 4

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Owl, Jarrow near South Shields

Great Grey Owl

Wise old owl or a hunting bird?

This Great Grey owl belonged to a falconry display team which also included hawks, eagles, and falcons. Children from South Shields, Jarrow, and Hebburn were certainly captivated by the ability of these birds of prey at the medieval fayre in Jarrow, and it was fascinating to watch them at work.

I was captivated by it’s face more than anything else!

Camera details; Pentax K100D, 82mm lens, 1/125 second, f5.6, iso 200


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Written by curly

May 27, 2008 at 12:01 am

Posted in Birds, Colour, Events, Jarrow

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  1. That is such a cool shot Curly! I love that face.


    May 27, 2008 at 2:00 am

  2. What a gorgeous photo!


    May 27, 2008 at 4:45 am

  3. What a wonderful photo! He looks so wise! Thanks for sharing this with us!


    May 27, 2008 at 8:46 am

  4. I agree with everyone else. This is a lovely photo. He’s absolutely gorgeous.


    May 27, 2008 at 8:23 pm

  5. Wow, he certainly does look very wise and thoughtful. What a fantastic picture.


    May 31, 2008 at 4:21 pm

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