18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Blakiston’s fish owl
Blakiston’s fish owl is the largest owl in the world, revered by the Japanese Ainu people as a Kamuy (divine being). Conservation efforts include supplemental feeding, as here in Rausu, Hokkaido.
|Photo Location:||Rausu, Hokkaido, Japan|
|Camera:||Canon EOS-1D X|
|Copyright:||© Claire Waring|