Scientific name: Asio flammeus

Height: 340mm to 430mm

Habitat: Tundra, marsh, moor, grassland                   

Diet: Small mammals, especially voles, also some birds; will hunt by day or night

Status: Declining in the UK, threatened or endangered in some states

Geographical distribution: UK, North & Central Europe, North Asia, North & South America

Here are the names of the Short eared owls we have at the sanctuary:

Short eared owl