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Apr 21, 2014 17:26 |  #1

Is this a Short eared Owl? Thank you in advance

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Apr 21, 2014 18:49 |  #2

I think it might be a young Great Horned Owl. Vey nice shot.


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Apr 21, 2014 20:08 |  #3

Short-eared Owls nest on the ground, not in trees.


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Apr 21, 2014 20:12 |  #4

Thank you both.




  
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Apr 21, 2014 20:47 as a reply to  @ dappy's post |  #5

I too think it is a juvenille Greah Horned Owl.




  
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Apr 21, 2014 20:57 |  #6

sailaway78 wrote in post #16851554 (external link)
I too think it is a juvenille Greah Horned Owl.

Agreed


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Apr 21, 2014 23:09 |  #7

Beautiful shot of what looks like a young one! Great job capturing him.


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