Common Sexton Beetle on Short-eared Owl?

Common Sexton Beetle on Short-eared Owl?

Observation - Common Sexton Beetle on Short-eared Owl? - UK and Ireland. Description: Found on dunes. Also can anyone ID the unfortunate owl, looks most like a short-eared to me.

Found on dunes. Also can anyone ID the unfortunate owl, looks most like a short-eared to me.