Saw whet owl

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of saw whet owls. Learn about their unique characteristics and behaviors, and find out how you can help protect these fascinating creatures.
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How Close Is "Too Close" To An Owl? - 10,000 Birds

I had an interesting email come in this winter: “I have been photographing birds for the past 8 years and have been confronted by numerous “Rude Birders.” My question that I hope you can help me with is what would be considered a safe distance to photograph Northern Saw-what Owls? My practice has normally been 6-10 feet from the subject since i have a 300mm lens. Would this be considered a threat to these owls?” My initial reaction in my head was, “Yikes! Six feet from a saw-whet? That’s…