16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Great Horned Owl in North Dakota

This owl is waiting for spring. He was just hanging around our farm for a few days and didn't seem to care if he was photographed. I've never gotten this close to an owl in the wild before.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2018
Date Uploaded: 04.2018
Photo Location: Nekoma, North Dakota, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Janet Schill