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Long-eared Owl

Asio otus

Description:

Its been a long search to find these elusive and secretive birds despite breeding successfully in my local patch of woods every year. This confiding juvenile was one of two calling for food shortly after the passing of a small thunder storm on a warm summers evening. An adult long-eared owl (presumably the parent of the one pictured) was hunting in the heath nearby.

Habitat:

Coastal heath and mixed woodland.

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7 Comments

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Very Nice!

Great spotting!

vipin.baliga
vipin.baliga 8 years ago

So beautiful. Tfs :-)

albear1960
albear1960 8 years ago

Very sweet!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 8 years ago

Stunning..

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 8 years ago

cool eyes!

Geetha Sugumaran
Geetha Sugumaran 8 years ago

Beautiful !!!

Kristian Bell
Spotted by
Kristian Bell

Jersey, Jersey

Spotted on Jul 8, 2013
Submitted on Jul 8, 2013

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