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Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus flammeus   - In flight
Short-eared Owl
Photographer : © Jugal Tiwari
Location :Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 18 January 2011
English synonyms:Common Marsh Owl
Bird Family :Strigidae - Typical Owls
Bird Group :STRIGIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :They roost during the daytime in the Suaeda fruticosa halophyte country flat open grounds. 7-10 birds may be seen in an area of 50 square metres. - JT