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Short-eared Owl ringtone

The Small-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) is a species of typical owl (family Strigidae). Owls belonging to genus Asio are known as the eared owls, as they have tufts of feathers resembling mammalian ears. These “ear” tufts may or may not be visible. Asio flammeus will spectacle its tufts when in a defensive pose. But, its very small tufts are usually not visible. The Small-eared Owl is establish in open country and grasslands. The word flammeus is Latin for “flaming, or the color of fire”. Asio_flammeus.mp3 (93 downloads)

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