Short Eared Owls - Frank Pali Photography

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Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)

Hunts by flying low over the ground, often hovering before dropping on prey. Reportedly finds prey mostly by sound but also by sight. May hunt by day, especially in far north, but mostly active at dawn and dusk.

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