Definition of short-eared owl in English:

short-eared owl

Syllabification: 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
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    • 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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