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Favorite Focus, July 2024

Favorite Focus, July 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Photo © Joy Penner. West Texas storm. Photos © Anna Schmitt. Northern lights. Photo © Robert Frazer. Gray squirrel. Photo © Nathan Leinbach. Barred Owl....

Favorite Focus, June 2024

Favorite Focus, June 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Iceberg Creek flowing out of Iceberg Lake in Glacier National Park. Photo © Aaron Stalter. Photo © Riley Kropf. Photo © Ben Fehr. Barred Owl. Photo ©...

Photographing Owls in Flight

Photographing Owls in Flight

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Eastern Screech-Owl catching a mouse. Photo © Dogwood Ridge. Only a few minutes had passed, and already a screech owl had flown over our setup. From their...

Whoo, Hoo, Hooo’s Home?

Whoo, Hoo, Hooo’s Home?

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Owls are a fascinating family of birds. Most of them hunt at night and roost in some secluded spot during daylight hours. They are often heard but seldom...

Covers, April 2024

Covers, April 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Red phase Eastern Screech-Owl. Photo © Robert Strickland. Northern Cardinal. Photo © Dogwood Ridge.

Focus Illustrated, February 2024

Focus Illustrated, February 2024

I was intrigued by this Northern Pygmy Owl photo as soon as I saw it. What a splendid photo opportunity Josiah had. My fingers itched, though, to do a few tweaks, some of which we have touched on in...

Spunky Owl

Spunky Owl

Northern Saw-whet Owl. Photo © Allen Shank. Midnight on a spring night, only a sliver of moon overhead, the forest is dark. A small bird of prey, a Northern Saw-whet Owl, perches on a tree limb,...

Chasing Short-eared Owls

Chasing Short-eared Owls

Short-eared Owl flying over a farm field. Photo © Adrian Shank. It was the evening of December 31, 2020. I was returning home from trying to find one more year bird, when my birding friend Tim Byler...

My Chosen Spot

My Chosen Spot

My Chosen Spot Contest Third Place Winner Bobcat. Photo © Hotshotsworldwide|Dreamstime.com. The pond? The tree stand? Some place along the creek which meanders through the wood? So many, many lovely...