Short-Eared Owl

Birds of the Prairie, Part 2

In Part 1 of “Birds of the Prairie”, I highlighted the Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus), a wonderful bird of our midwestern prairies and marshes. Today’s Part 2 focuses on an equally impressive bird, the Short-Eared Owl (Asio flammeus), a new “life bird” for me. The Short-Eared Owl is no longer a year-round resident of the Missouri […]

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