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World Owl Trust - leading the World in Owl Conservation
Friday 24th October, 2014

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Short-eared Owl
Asio flammeus Flight
Short-eared Owl - Asio flammeus (Photograph Copyright © Brian Phipps)

The under-wing is whitish with blackish tips and a dark carpal mark; flight soft and wavering with slow, deep wing beats; quarters the ground low, often hovers; on breeding territory Buzzard-like circling; display flight includes wing-clapping.

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The World Owl Trust is a member of BIAZA
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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