15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Burrowing Owl on Alert

Cruising the farmlands near the Salton Sea towards sundown allows the viewer to see multiple groups of burrowing owls hanging out just before hunting. Most of these tiny creatures allow you to park across the street to take their picture without much hesitation.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Brawley, California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Justin Graham