Photo of the Day

March 20, 2018

Take Off

A great gray owl flies off its branch in Cochrane, Alberta, Canada. "I was photographing this beautiful bird while he was perched," says Your Shot photographer Victor Atelevich. "I had not anticipated his flight path would come directly toward me. It was a wonderful moment." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Victor Atelevich, National Geographic Your Shot

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