Barred Owl (juvenile)
Strix varia

f4 @ 1/1600s, ISO:5000, Nikon D3S w 500mm


"Barred Owl," Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It has a pale face with dark rings around the eyes, a yellow beak and brown eyes. It is the only typical owl of the eastern United States which has brown eyes; all others have yellow eyes.
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, Florida
 
04/23/2014