America's Great Outdoors

One of these burrowing owl chicks clearly loves the camera! The video was filmed in the Rainwater Basin Wetland Management District. Rainwater Basin WMD manages 61 Waterfowl Production Areas comprised of over 24,000 wetland and upland acres across 13 Nebraska Counties and is part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Dennis Davenport’s photo of a great horned owlet from Ridgefield National WIldlife Refuge in Washington was a finalist in the National Wildlife Refuge Association’s 2012 photo contest. See more amazing finalist photos here. 

Dennis Davenport’s photo of a great horned owlet from Ridgefield National WIldlife Refuge in Washington was a finalist in the National Wildlife Refuge Association’s 2012 photo contest. See more amazing finalist photos here