21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
"A moonlit murder"

On a full moon evening, this eastern grass owl was hunting on a paddy field near a village. It was circling over the field in search of its prey. While it was diving down to the ground to catch the mouse, my friend focused his torch over the owl and I clicked the photo.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Tinsukia, India
Camera: NIKON D5
Copyright: © Sanjay Bhattacharyya