Photo of the Day

a barn owl flying over reeds
February 22, 2013

Barn Owl, United Kingdom

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A wild barn owl flying over Norfolk reeds at dusk

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

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? I have an affinity for owls. Knowing that not everyone may feel as I do, I try to limit myself to one owl photograph per month, and I’m happy for the chance to run this one in February. The light is beautiful and the composition nicely balanced, with the owl punctuating the empty space above the reeds. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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Photograph by Mark Bridger, My Shot

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