13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The larches have eyes

In an old abandoned nest from the black woodpecker, a boreal owl has found a home. This nocturnal raptor is a species typical of alpine forest environments located between 850m and 1750m and is closely linked to the presence of the big woodpecker.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Gosaldo (BL), Italy
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Copyright: © Ivan Mazzon