The Short-eared owl – Asio flammeus is a medium sized species of the nocturnal raptor Owl Family Strigidae and the Order Strigiformes. It has a world-wide distribution except for Indonesia, Australasia and Antarctica. In the AWB Region it is not found as a summer migrant, however there is a resident population in the South Caucasus, and there are many distributed areas where it is found as a winter visitor in Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Cyprus, S Levant, the Nile Delta, Libya, the Maghreb states, Mali, Niger and Chad.
Type - nocturnal raptor - sallyer, Summer Habitat - open country, grasslands, steppes, Resident Habitat - open valleys, moorland, heathland, in mountainous areas. Winter Habitat - open wetlands, coastal areas, Order: Strigiformes Family: Strigidae Genus: Asio Species - Asio flammeus Short-eared owl - Species - ebird.org Short-eared owl - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Short-eared owl - Birds - wildlifetrusts.org Short-eared owl - Species - hawkandowltrust.org Short-eared owl - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Short-eared owl - Images - google.com Short-eared owl - Video - youtube.com Short-eared owl - Datazone - birdlife.org