1997 Photo Contest, Nature, 2nd prize

Mark Wilson

The Boston Globe

01 January, 1996

Having spotted a mouse from its perch in a tree, a great gray owl sweeps down on a snow-covered field. South of the Canadian border several decades may pass between sightings of these owls, whose distinctive facial disk, large size and wingspan of up to 1.5m make them easy to recognize.

About the photographer

Mark Wilson

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