African Wood-Owl
Strix woodfordii
The African Wood-Owl (Strix woodfordii) is a common, medium-sized owl of southern Africa woodlands. The individual shown here was photographed near the edge of the Okavango River in Botswana during October, 1998. This photo was taken with a Canon EOS 1N & EF 300mm F/4L IS lens with a 1.4X extender and 540 flash. The camera and lens were mounted on a BushHawk shoulder mount. The film was Fuji Sensia 100.