Great Grey Owls are the largest of the owls in North America. Yet look how effortlessly it perches on the top of this small pine tree.
Peering through the branches, we catch site of the silent watcher. As a wildlife photographer, you often have to take what you can get, even when the branch is in the way.
This little critter is fast. He finally stopped for just a few seconds to allow us to take this photo. He was hunting ground squirrels in the area.