14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Northern Hawk Owl catches smiling Tundra Mole.

I saw this Northern Hawk Owl catch a Tundra Vole. As I looked up into the tree where the owl had landed I was amazed at what I saw. There was the Tundra Vole hanging from the owls beak and it was smiling at me!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 10.2016
Photo Location: Kodiak, Alaska, United States of America
Copyright: © Wenona Suydam