Wow! You sure nailed the owl. Now you have given me a new case of NAS. My D7000 may be in danger of being traded for a D7100. (yeah, I know it is the face behind the camera that is more important than the camera.)
A terrific shot, JIm. Really striking eyes on this owl.
I've been reading your posts here and elsewhere about the D7100 and hope you will be posting more bird shots. Trying to decide if a D7100 will work for me when shooting birds in flight. So far, I think it will be more than enough camera for me.