Definition of short-eared owl in English:

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short-eared owl

noun

A migratory day-flying owl that frequents open country, found in northern Eurasia and North and South America.
  • Asio flammeus, family Strigidae
Example sentences
  • The short-eared owl is the most diurnal of all our owls and hunts over our moorlands.
  • Walkers will be on the lookout for birds such as short-eared owls, winter wildfowl and the elusive hen harrier.
  • They claimed the land was a home to protected species, including the great crested newt, the reed bunting and the short-eared owl.

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