Short Eared Owl

Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)

Short Eared Owl (Asio flammeus)

Scientific name: Asio flammeus
Height: 340mm to 430mm
Geographical distribution: UK, North & Central Europe, North Asia, North & South America

Habitat: Tundra, marsh, moor, grassland
Small mammals, especially voles, also some birds; will hunt by day or night
Status: Declining in the UK, threatened or endangered in some states

Here are the names of the Short Eared owls we have at the sanctuary: