Forest Barred Owl
The barred owl is expanding its range across North America, which is bad news for the closely-related and endangered spotted owl who is in direct competition for habitat and resources. This large, mature individual watched me intently before silently taking flight and melting back into the darkening forest, about 40 miles southeast of Seattle.
- © 2014
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