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Long-eared owl

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The long-eared owl is less dependent on woodland areas than other owls and is often found on agricultural land. The ear tufts are feathers not their actual ears which are hidden underneath the facial disk feathers. When the owl is alarmed the ear tufts are erect otherwise they are lowered.

Length: 35-37cm

Wingspan: 90-100cm

Weight: 300-350g

Habitat: Woodland and scrub and uses open habitats for hunting