The Long-eared owl – Asio otus is a medium sized species of the nocturnal raptor owl Family Strigidae and the Order Strigiformes. It is widely distributed in the northern hemisphere of both the Old and New Worlds. In the AWB Region it is resident in the South Caucasus and adjacent areas of NE Turkey and NW Iran, there are also resident areas in Central & W Turkey, Cyprus, S Levant, N Egypt, and the Maghreb states. There are a few small wintering areas in NE Iran, Jordan, N Sinai and the Nile Delta & N Nile Valley.
Type - nocturnal raptor - Summer Habitat - woodland margins, woods for roosting & nesting, open country for hunting, Resident Habitat - riparian woodlands, wooded urban areas, moorlands with a few trees, Winter Habitat - desert oases, Order: Strigiformes Family: Strigidae Genus: Asio Species - Asio otus Long-eared owl - Species -ebird.org Long-eared owl - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Long-eared owl - Birds - woodlandtrust.org.uk Long-eared owl - Species - animaldiversity.org Long-eared owl - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Long-eared owl - Images - google.com Long-eared owl - Video - youtube.com Long-eared owl - Datazone - birdlife.org