A great horned owl in Gibbon, NebraskaA striking, awesome National Geographic photo, of a captive great horned owl, out in the falling snow, looking straight into the camera.
The photograph was taken by Joel Sartore, at a recovery center, in Gibbon, Nebraska.
The Great Horned Owl or the Tiger OwlThe great horned owl has large tufts of feathers on its head that look like horns. Its other distinguishing feature are its large yellow eyes.
Its the second largest owl in North America, and the largest in Central and South America.
Recommended Article on Great Horned OwlThe Cornell Lab of Ornithology's article on Great Horned Owl
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