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#7 Short-eared Owl
Birders never forget the sight of a “shortie” hunting over grasslands at dusk. Their long, broad wings beat with a mothlike quality in flight. Their tiny ear tufts are difficult to see – but not the bird itself (if you know where to look), since it’s one of the few owl species that hunts during daylight.
They’re widespread, but in parts of North America they’ve all but disappeared. Bird Collective supports the Grassland Bird Trust (GBT), a non-profit working to protect their wintering habitat in upstate New York and beyond. We donate a portion of profits to GBT and other bird conservation groups.
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Dimensions: 2" wide x 1.75" tall