Short-Eared Owl Animal Pictures

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Short-eared Owl
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The global short-eared owl population is estimated to number 1.2 to 2.1 million mature individuals.

Short-eared Owl, at Boundary Bay, Delta, BC, Canada

Short-eared Owl

The short-eared owl is vulnerable to diurnal raptors, such as bald eagles, northern goshawks, red-tailed hawks, and snowy owls.

Short eared owl in flight hunting

Short Eared Owl
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The short-eared owl is somewhat social, forming monogamous bonds and communally breeding on occasion.