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Long-Eared Owl

Asio otus


Medium-sized owl with large ear tufts and a brownish-white facial disk rimmed with black. Its beak is black, and it has cinnamon-colored eyes. It has shorter, rounder wings than most of its close relatives.


Bird's Park Niendorf

No species ID suggestions


Mickaile a year ago

Shes a Beauty

LarsKorb a year ago

Alright - changed ID, Liam - thanks for your advise :)

Liam a year ago

I am very sure this is a Long-eared Owl, yes. :)

the_tajminator a year ago

beautiful eyes

LarsKorb a year ago

I am not sure, Liam, no. So if you are, I'll change the ID. Are you? Thanks in advance.

Liam a year ago

Hi Lars, are you sure that's a Striped Owl and not a Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)? Striped Owls have stripes on their bellies, not chevrons like this one. Striped Owls also have black lining along their facial disks and, most importantly, brown eyes.


Nindorf, Schleswig-Holstein (Landmasse), Germany

Lat: 54.13, Long: 9.70

Spotted on Jul 11, 2012
Submitted on Jul 11, 2012

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