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an eastern screech-owl vocalizing in North Carolina
February 7, 2016

Birdcall

While at a fund-raiser at the Carolina Raptor Center in North Carolina, Your Shot member Matt Cuda snapped this dramatic photo of an apparently outspoken eastern screech-owl. "It was vocalizing and possibly working on its breakfast," he writes. "The [center] takes in wild birds that were injured, rehabilitates them, and then releases them back into the wild." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community where members can take part in photo assignments, get expert feedback, be published, and more. Join now >>
Photograph by Matt Cuda, National Geographic Your Shot

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