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Short -eared Owl

Asio flammeus

Description:

It is a widespread winter visitor and passage migrant .

Habitat:

Open country with scattered bushes ,grasslands and semi desserts

Notes:

In the mid afternoon I spotted this Owl taking a nap .

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29 Comments (1–25)

SonalPatil
SonalPatil 7 years ago

Thank you all !

Ingrid3
Ingrid3 7 years ago

WOW! a very relaxed owl indeed!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

Congrats on this awesome guy....

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Looks so unreal!
Fantastic spotting Sonal :) Congratulations and a great welcome to Community :)

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 7 years ago

Congrats Sonal! Great timing!

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Congratulations !

Congratulations !

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

cute. Totally unaware of the fact that it has won a SOTD..

joanbstanley
joanbstanley 7 years ago

Great shots.

Tom15
Tom15 7 years ago

Congratulations on a very nice SOTD!

Beautifull capture SonalPatil,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing

Ma Sha Allah ... beautiful shut eyes ..... amazing shot sonal

dotun55
dotun55 7 years ago

Very interesting! I love owls, but I a bit scared of them : )

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

It is so cute and funny! Second picture is me on monday mornings...

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Congrats Sonal. Cute sleepy bird

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 7 years ago

Congrats Sonal! Fantastic pair of shots.

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

Congratulations! Beautiful picture.

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Congratulations!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Sleeping standing up - clever idea. Congratulations. Nice shots.

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 7 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD SonalPatil

Such a beautiful owl ! Congratulations on your SOTD ! :)

Congratulations!

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Welcome to the community Sonal, and congratulations, you have just earned your first Spotting of the Day!

Short-eared owls are one of the few owl species that can be seen hunting during the day, or in this case taking a nap!

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Wonderful !

pennymomof2
pennymomof2 7 years ago

beautiful

SonalPatil
Spotted by
SonalPatil

Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Mar 25, 2013
Submitted on Feb 25, 2014

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