17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Burrowing Owl On Alert

In Southern New Mexico an incredible site to see is the Burrowing Owl. Unlike most owls, you must look to the ground in areas where there are ground squirrels or Prairie Dogs. Here I found this owl on the side of a football stadium at New Mexico State University.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5600
Copyright: © Tom Johnson