Sketching up biodiversity research here in the mid of the winter, learning about the lives and habitats of more and more species of birds
Lesser long eared owl
Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt
Mid winter and most people on holiday, still I need to paint, got my gear out and sketched up this Lesser long eared owl. ( Asio Otus )
The lesser long eared owl, or cat owl as it is also called is a Species of owl that lives on the more Northern parts of Europe, Asia and North America.
The Lesser Long Eared owl lives on the edge of woods, hunts mostly in open land, but nests deeper the forests.
It is one of the most social of the owls, with groups of up to 150 owls seen sitting in trees together ( more commonly 6-50 birds are seen )
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