Great Horned Owl young chick Wrangell St. Elias National Park, A
A young Great Horned Owl chick (Bubo virginianus) sits on the top of a small white spruce tree in the boreal forest, Wrangell St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska. The piercing gaze of the Great Horned Owl is a testament to its keen senses and adaptability, making it a formidable predator in the Alaskan wilderness. Bubo virginianus. Photo © copyright by Carl Donohue.