Burrowing Owls On Election Eve — Looking A Bit Stressed

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Tomorrow is Election Day in the United States.  As far as I’m concerned this whole damn process has lasted entirely too long — nearly two years if you include the various candidates’ early announcements.  Good luck trying to find anything in our news media these past months aside from election coverage.  It’s  been way too much.  I want it to be over.

When I looked at these photos of Burrowing Owls, taken over the past three weeks, I laughed because they remind me of how I must look after spending a few hours reading political websites or watching election coverage on TV.


I fear that I, too, sometimes display that intense and anxious stare.


Ah well, just another day to go.  Courage, we’ll all get through it.

Images made with a Canon 5Diii, 100-400mm f4-5.6 ISII zoom lens+1.4x telextender, aperture priority setting.  The first image shot at ISO 400, f8 @ 1/1250.  The second image shot at ISO 500, f8 @ 1/2000.

3 responses to “Burrowing Owls On Election Eve — Looking A Bit Stressed”

  1. Tom Munson says :

    Terrific image, Steve. I’m also sick of it, be glad when it’s over.

  2. tkiiatmindspringcom says :

    That second little guy has nailed Election Day fatigue!

  3. Leslie Elkin Leathers says :

    I love these little owls!! I did find them finally!!! I’ll have to go when they are having babies sometime. That would be in the spring? Thank u for the directions Steve!!

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