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Long-eared Owl
Asio otus Identification
Long-eared Owl - Asio otus
Long-eared Owl - Asio otus

The Long-eared Owl is smaller and slimmer than the Tawny Owl. It has long feather ears, orange-yellow eyes, as well as a conspicuous, well defined facial disc. Its plumage is the colour of bark. The female is often darker than the male. In flight long rather pointed wings. Active at dusk and by night; in winter often seen in loose groups.

 

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The World Owl Trust is a member of the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) and the European Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EAZA). The Trust relies on a dedicated membership, visitors, donations and legacies.
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