Short-eared Owl - Black Dirt Region, New York


Wintering Short-eared Owls hunting over the farm fields in Orange County, New York:

Short-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl

I photographed these owls in Winter 2016/2017, which has been the most active year for these owls at this location so far. As Short-eared Owls start to migrate south from Canada, I hope that we will see them soon here in NJ/NY area. Maybe as soon as next week, as the cold weather is approaching. Fingers crossed 😊


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