15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Galapagos Short-eared Owl

Like most of the wildlife encountered in the Galapagos Islands, this owl, while wary of us, seemed to have no fear of the humans who were hiking near him.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Ecuador
Camera: NIKON D5100
Copyright: © Karen Lucast