15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Portrait of a Barred Owl

I was walking the boardwalk at Corkscrew Swamp Audubon Sanctuary, Florida, USA, when this beautiful Barred Owl (Strix varia) landed low in the branches next to me.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Naples, Florida, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © George Sanker