Short-Eared Owl Pictures, great pictures of short-eared owls in nature

Here is our collection of short-eared owl pictures. This collection is going to get larger as the weeks go by. We love short-eared owl photos and we are going to increase the number of short-eared owl pictures in this section very soon.

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Here is some general information on the short-eared owl.

The Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) is a species of typical owl (family Strigidae). Owls belonging to genus Asio are known as the eared owls, as they have tufts of feathers resembling mammalian ears. These "ear" tufts may or may not be visible. Asio flammeus will display its tufts when in a defensive pose. However, its very short tufts are usually not visible. The Short-eared Owl is found in open country and grasslands.