14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
For Your Eyes Only

The image shows that the spotted owlet has pierced its prey, a mouse. As is evident in nature, the image is a living example of the food chain - where the bird of prey, the spotted owlet, and its catch, the mouse, represent the two ends of the spectrum.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2014
Date Uploaded: 05.2016
Photo Location: India
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Arghya Adhikary