Save the Birds : Restored Birds of the New London Public Museum
Collection:
Carr Natural History
Object ID:
1917.1.168
Object Name:
Specimen, Taxidermied
Description:
Long eared Owl. Female. Medium sized owl with gray, brown body with pale bars and heavy streaks on underparts. Facial disc is rufous with white patch below bill. Ear tufts are close together, long, black and rufous, and are not visible in flight. These owls are found throughout the northern hemisphere. Preferred habitats include dense vegetation close to grasslands or shrublands, as well as open forests.
Kingdom:
Animalia (Animals)
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Natural History Class:
Aves (Birds)
Natural History Order:
Strigiformes
Family:
Strigidae (Owls)
Genus:
Asio
Date:
1891
Species:
otus
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Long-eared Owl before restorationLong-eared Owl before restoration
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