By Xeni Jardin at 7:55 am Sun, Feb 3, 2013
Look at this superb owl photograph by Boing Boing reader Erik Veland, shared in the BB Flickr Pool. It's a barking owl, native to Australia.
Do you have photos of a superb owl to share on Superb Owl Sunday 2013? Share them in the comments!
I’ll miss you Xeni.
Those nice men from ICE are sorta nearsighted and are gonna come get you, they don’t have a really good track record with this sorta thing.
Another barking owl – also shot in Queensland – http://500px.com/photo/7521007
>I can’t escape /sp/ even when I want to
How about this chap from the Owl Sanctuary in Cornwall, UK. http://www.flickr.com/photos/skegbert/2561099348/in/photostream/
That superb owl looks rather world-weary.
(Superb) Burrowing Owl, El Paso.
Burrowing owls: the most down-to-earth of intellectual birds.
I’m partial to this fellow I found on Wikimedia Commons a few years ago.
(Argh. Admins, please help! The Interwebz is hard!)
What help do you want? You can use the Image button to add an image, or you can link to an image and it will show up in the comment. Masking the link will defeat the latter.
Specifically, I’d wanted that image linked to my prior comment. I ended up downloading it, than attaching it using the “Image” button.
Masking, as in putting in HTML tags or BBCode? If so, that would have been the problem I was having.
You can’t add an image to a prior comment by using the Image button, but you can retroactively stick a URL in, and I think that will work.. And the auto-image-load function is presumably triggered by URLs that end in jpg, etc. Maybe. So if you mask it, it doesn’t know that it’s an image and doesn’t load it.
Mr Superb Owl who knows stuff?
So I sent him to ask of the Owl if he’s there
How to loosen a jar from the nose of a bear…
Superb Great-Horned Furby Owl, courtesy of Hawk Quest in Colorado (over-bright greenhouse photo by me, though). http://twitter.yfrog.com/gzfph0j
I see what you did there…
And Superb Owl graffiti in Athens (where they definitely know that owls are more superb than some kind of bowl). http://twitter.yfrog.com/0gjjqxj
Gotta rep for my homie Nev.
^that page is all owls, some of which are right by my house!
this is near where he currently resides:
I was upset that my daughter’s homework assignment for this weekend was to watch something called the superbowl. Now I understand her true assignment, and I am eager to help her get a good grade! Thanks, BB for saving the day!
Barred Owl, WA state:
Superb Chilean pygmy owl staring down a hummingbird. Not something you see every day! Near Peulla, Chile.
Superb Juvenile Barred Owl Pair, in Florida!
Superb Owl now in THX http://youtu.be/Y3BRXRb-YlM
I posted this on Facebook a couple of years ago, and a few people didn’t get the joke: http://flic.kr/p/9aNNXY
Friends and I on talk.bizarre used the phrase “Superb Owl” perhaps as long as twenty years ago…
A superbly pensive Pygmy Owl from Germany.
On the wire in me backyard Floorida several nights agoo…
How about this one? http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-WyjmDl7OSUY/UPlPIfMvduI/AAAAAAAABbw/RJaVvgPX9dE/s1600/bobkov2.jpg
Full post: http://gowood.blogspot.com/2013/01/the-amazing-wood-art-of-sergei-bobkov.html
Rio Rancho, New Mexico. This great horned owl and its mate nested at one of the local public schools where I am a teacher. We have had presidents, film crews and celebrities visit our campus. This family of owls, by far, were our most distinguished guests.
The owls are not what they seem.
Superb Owl Sunday?? It’s a HOOT!
Make sure to use #SuperbOwl
You can’t get more Superb than the Transformer Owl: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-GFZ4bdSiQ
Tickling an owl is superb?
My Short-eared Owl from England
This guy lives in my neighborhood, and does a superb job of protecting us from rodents: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bithead/7392464806/
One of my favourite birds ‘Short-eared Owls
from the hoary wilds of the interweb-meme wasteland…
This fellow resides at the San Diego Zoo. Didn’t take note of what species at the time, but just lovely.
The Plague of Etsy: http://hipster-animals.tumblr.com/post/24683346445/full-time-etsy-crafter
here’s a superb neon owl:
Watch out for the Borrowing Owl: http://www.flickr.com/photos/84221353@N00/1590819069/
Functional specs of the Superb Owl
Superb Owl Classic:
Ooops, well I tried to paste an ASCII art BBC Micro owl, but youll just have to google it.
My daughter just made this superb owl
@Bardfinn Is that from Superb Owl XIII?
A well-dressed Superb Owl.
found here: http://www.agquinn.com/2010/09/the-owl-and-the-pussy-cat/
Barn Owl at Grouse Mountain, Vancouver BC Canada
Long-Eared Owl — http://www.flickr.com/photos/grizzly_lightning/293418054/
A pair of Superb Mexican Spotted Owls indulging in some mutual grooming. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyD1iI4L3HM
A cold Eastern Screech-Owl http://www.flickr.com/photos/jaste/2285116638/
What the hell is a gowl? And why are its kin in a bar?
In before YOLO
Here is my Superb Owl friend :) He’s as curious as he is superb!
Walter is pretty superb too! waltertheowl365.tumblr.com — you can find him on facebook too! (He’s dancing Gangnam Style in the picture)
I make my own
Here’s a picture of a Barred Eagle Owl I took in Sumatra (Near the Orangutan sanctuary at Bukit Lawang). He wasn’t feeling too superb when I took the shot, but still, it’s an owl.
Couple shots of a great horned owl: http://www.flickr.com/photos/penguinchris/3095402836/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/penguinchris/3094561207/
Curious juvenile Great Horned Owl at the front door
How ’bout this guy?
My best superb owl photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/barelyfitz/5679369123/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/barelyfitz/5680240361/
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