15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Grooming Time

This owl spent the day in my backyard. Though I spent a couple of hours shooting it, it was not disturbed. In addition to nap time, the owl also groomed itself, cleaning its claws in complete relaxation.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Jackson, Wyoming, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3i
Copyright: © Victoria Hess