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Short eared owl

Observed: 8th September 2013 By: northberwick_petenorthberwick_pete’s reputation in Birdsnorthberwick_pete’s reputation in Birdsnorthberwick_pete’s reputation in Birdsnorthberwick_pete’s reputation in Birds
Short eared owl
Short eared owl
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ophrys's picture

Asio

The primary tips look a bit dark for a Long-eared, but it's not really easy to be sure about the ID. Short-eared is likely, but Long-eared are sometimes seen flying by day. I suspect you are right, though.

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Ardea's picture

Ditto Ian, Long eared look a

Ditto Ian,

Long eared look a bit brighter (orangey) in the outer wing. But also think it's SEO, hence the agreement.

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