14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Snowy Owl in Flight

A Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) ascends from a snow-covered field near the town of Stayner, Ontario, on January 5, 2015. The owl is illuminated by the warm light of the late afternoon sun.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2015
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Stayner, Canada
Copyright: © Fred Wasmer