Short-eared Owl

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Colouring Marbled brown upper, buff-white lower, yellow eye
Voice Nasal bark
Feeds on Small rodents and birds
Flight Low, wavering, slow wingbeats
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Short-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
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Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Vulnerable
Order Strigiformes
Family Strigidae
Species Asio flammeus
Category Owl
StdName Short-eared Owl
Vital Statistics
Length 13.4 to 16.5 ins
Weight 9.2 to 12.4 ozs
Wingspan 35.4 to 41.3 ins
Lifespan 10 to 15 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Hooked
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Short-eared Owl (Species=Asio flammeus / Standard Name=Short-eared Owl)