21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
"Whooo's there? An inquisitive Saw-Whet owl!"

An inquisitive female Northern Saw-Whet Owl stares down the barrel of my camera as I capture the shot. Having just been tagged at a local banding station, she is likely wondering what the shiny thing is attached to her leg.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Willistown, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T8i
Copyright: © James Tornetta