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Old Wednesday 23rd June 2010, 13:56   #1
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Identification of an owl

Hello,
I am new on the forum, I address you to be able to identify a bird of prey.
For some weeks I can admire it going hunting at the end of the day on a ground in Normandy. I thought of a Short-eared owl because of the diurnal customs but by looking at photos on Google I am not any more if on, the problem it is that I do not see which the other owl could do.
Here is one photo to help you to identify it is not very net but she allows of to guess characteristic of the bird of prey


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Old Wednesday 23rd June 2010, 14:00   #2
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It's a Long-eared Owl - nice birds!
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Old Wednesday 23rd June 2010, 14:06   #3
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It's a Long-eared Owl - nice birds!
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Old Wednesday 23rd June 2010, 14:51   #4
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Are you on? Because when it flies one do not see ears. What is the Latin name?
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You'll only see the ears at rest, especially when it's alarmed.
Latin name Asio otus
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Old Wednesday 23rd June 2010, 15:07   #6
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Thank you birdboybowley, effectively it seems to correspond to a Asio otus
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