21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Eastern screech owl at rest.

This eastern screech seeks out her nesting cavity early in the season. I loved the backdrop of the cypress trees behind her that are copper colored this time of the year in Florida.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Dunedin, Florida, United States of America
Camera: ILCE-1
Copyright: © Jan Nickols