July 25, 2014

Short-Eared Owl, Kuwait

Photograph by Mohn Khorshid

A short-eared owl keeps one eye peeled while it relaxes in a Kuwait natural reserve. The short-eared owl, which calls every continent except Australia and Antarctica home, prefers open country, marshes, tundra, and weedy fields. During the day it roosts on the ground or on an open, low perch.

Take a peek at photos from the Traveler Photo Contest >>

Travel 365. Explore the world, one incredible image at a time.

Take a Nat Geo Trip

Select a destination or trip type to find a trip:

See All Trips »

Join Nat Geo Travel's Communities




Travel Photos From Your Shot

See More Your Shot Galleries »