Short-eared Owl
Asio flammeus

– medium-sized owl, considerably smaller than Common Buzzard
– diurnal/nocturnal migrant
– migrates singly


Short-eared Owl Asio f. flammeus
BIF1269, 11/01/2016, Cuxhaven, Germany, Roland Neumann


Short-eared Owl Asio f. flammeus
BIF1270, 11/01/2016, Cuxhaven, Germany, Roland Neumann

BIF692_MPU_34A2990_151029_seowl-1_d_north-sea
Short-eared Owl Asio f. flammeus
BIF0692, 29/10/2015, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

BIF693_MPU_34A2985_151029_seowl-1_d_north-sea
Short-eared Owl Asio f. flammeus
BIF0693, 29/10/2015, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

BIF694_MPU_MPU7846_11118_seowl-1_d_north-sea
Short-eared Owl Asio f. flammeus
BIF0694, 08/11/2011, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

BIF695_MPU_MPU7848_11118_seowl-1_d_north-sea
Short-eared Owl Asio f. flammeus
BIF0695, 08/11/2011, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

BIF696_MPU_34A2653_151015_seowl-1_d_north-sea
Short-eared Owl Asio f. flammeus
BIF0696, 15/10/2015, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

BIF697_MPU_34A2968_151029_seowl-1_d_north-sea
Short-eared Owl Asio f. flammeus
BIF0697, 29/10/2015, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

BIF698_MPU_34A2995_151029_seowl-1_d_north-sea
Short-eared Owl Asio f. flammeus
BIF0698, 29/10/2015, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

BIF699_MPU_34A2626_151015_seowl-1_d_north-sea
Short-eared Owl Asio f. flammeus
BIF0699, 15/10/2015, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

BIF700_MPU_34A2613_151015_seowl-1_d_north-sea
Short-eared Owl Asio f. flammeus
BIF0700, 15/10/2015, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze


Short-eared Owl Asio f. flammeus
BIF1257, 23/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Short-eared Owl Asio f. flammeus
Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus, 1CY
BIF1256, 23/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

voice: is supposed to be non-vocal on migration – no reliable evidence about flight calls

comparison species:
Long-eared Owl

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