Posts tagged with ‘owls’

Harry’s advent calendar of birds, day 18: Short-eared Owl

I had to have an owl for one of these entries, because let’s face it, everyone loves owls. So here is the Short-eared Owl, Asio flammeus. The Short-Eared Owl Is one of the most widely distributed species of bird in the world; it’s found on all continents apart from Australia and Antarctica. There are even […]

Napowrimo #19: the cinnamon owl

Birdwatchers know the Cinnamon Owl by its tempting aroma and blood-chilling howl. Indeed, with the owl and the Aniseed Swan the scent often lingers after they’ve gone.