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Lleida Steppes, Catalonia


Make Nikon D300
Lens Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6G   at 450 mm
Exposure 1/1000 s, f/16, ISO 400 
Image size 800 x 530 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Steinkauz Dutch  Steenuil
Italian  Civetta comune Spanish  Mochuelo Europeo


Perches fully exposed and is partly diurnal. When alarmed, often adopts squat posture, as this bird does.


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