September 28, 2015

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September 28, 2015
Guardian

Species: Eastern screech owl | Location: St. Wenseclaus Cemetery, Howard County, Nebraska, USA

Described by some Native American cultures as leading spirits to the heavens, this red-phase screech owl perches on a gravestone in central Nebraska.

About The Photographer

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Alan J. Bartels has always had a love of wild things. He is always with camera in hand and is the assistant editor of Nebraska Life Magazine.

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