Photo of the Day

A horned owl taking flight
April 2, 2012

Horned Owl, Saskatchewan

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

This great horned owl burst from the window of an abandoned toolshed in southern Saskatchewan. It’s nice that it made eye contact with me as it flew away.

(This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot.)

See more pictures of birds of prey »
Download bird wallpapers »
See more pictures of Canada shot by our readers »

Photograph by Robert Postma, Your Shot
Create a free account to continue and get unlimited access to hundreds of Nat Geo articles, plus newsletters.

Go Further

Subscriber Exclusive Content

See how NASA’s new Mars rover will explore the red planet

Why are people so dang obsessed with Mars?

How viruses shape our world

The era of greyhound racing in the U.S. is coming to an end

See how people have imagined life on Mars through history

Create your free account to continue reading

No credit card required. Unlimited access to free content.
Or get a Premium Subscription to access the best of Nat Geo - just $19