As we rounded a corner in the road he swooped across the field to our right and landed in a tree, with a nearly five foot wingspan it would have been nearly impossible to not see him. I took a few shots out the window of car but he was a little too far off to get any great shots. Knowing that these owls are fairly tolerant of people and will just fly off if they feel uncomfortable I decided to try getting a little closer. Luckily this owl was one of the tolerant ones and let me get very close without any concern that I was there. I spent about 5 minutes taking pictures of him while he went about his day with little concern I was there, then left him alone and headed back to the car. We didn't see anything the rest of trip and that was perfectly fine with me.
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