17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Not baited. Great Grey Owl circles and is on the hunt when it came close to me and pounced on its prey. I was able to capture before the claws hit the snow. One of the best experiences watching an owl hunt.

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Date Taken: 01.2019
Date Uploaded: 05.2019
Photo Location: Virgina MN, Minnesota, United States of America
Copyright: © kelly marquardt