Thursday, January 28, 2016
Great Horned Owl
My first hike home after our trip to Hawaii and I found an owl dead on the frozen creek.
It appears that it hit the power lines overhead & fell to the creek below.
Its a great horned owl.
What a beautiful creature. I love how the patterns of its feathers mimic the tree bark.
And look at those talons.
Due to federal regulations, people cannot possess raptors or any part of them,
so I had to leave him to decompose in the woods.