A short-eared owl was seen at Chandler Lake on August 16, 1951.
They are as large, and even larger than the short-eared owl.
One of the most remarkable of these is the short-eared owl, another the Woodcock.
The short-eared owl and especially the pigeon hawk consistently preyed on longspurs.
But the short-eared owl is a regular migrant, coming over in flights like woodcock.
I afterwards found on another specimen — a short-eared owl — two or three larvae feeding on the feathers.
In the matter of its nesting the short-eared owl presents us with another anomaly.
The short-eared owl is more sociable than most nocturnal birds of prey, and is often met with in flocks of seven or eight.
Mr. Yarrell states that the short-eared owl is the only bird of prey in which he ever found the remains of a bat.
The common owl is indigenous, the long-eared owl resident, and the short-eared owl a regular winter visitor.