13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Owl perched on hoist

This owl is perched on a homemade hoist as it keeps watch on a young feral colony. the colony is watched over and kept safe. The owl has plenty of mice in the fields as a menu option.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Vacaville, California, United States of America
Camera: DSC-H7
Copyright: © Suzanne Sprouse