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Short eared owl (Asio flammeus)
Photo By psilo Bolton,UK

Short eared owl (Asio flammeus)

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February 2008
More commonly found on moorland or marshes. They mainly eat small mammals, particularly mice & voles,
but will also take small birds, bats, lizards, frogs & some insects.

Nesting is typically during early spring, and usually on the ground, although they have been known to use an old nest in a tree.

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