Short-eared Owl

About a mile south of those four Snowy Owls, okay fine, ONE Snowy Owl, there was a field so perfect for Short-eared Owls that we just had to stop and check it out. After an hour of waiting and wondering, one approached us unexpectedly from behind. Then, while we were turned around watching him, two more magically appeared out of thin air in the field we had been watching all along! They put on a nice little air show, periodically perching atop fence posts, then moved to the far side of the field to relax. I am now officially hooked on Short-eared Owls, what a hoot! This was such a great location too, owl be back for sure!

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