Short-Eared Owl

Below are a couple images of a Short-Eared Owl taken near Silver Creek today. There were actually 3 owls which constitutes a "parliament." (A group of owls is called a parliament. ) Short-Eared Owls are predominantly diurnal and are about 15" tall but look much larger when flying due to their wings.

Short-Eared Owl. Picabo, Idaho

A Short-Eared Owl near Picabo, Idaho.

Camera: Nikon D3s

Lens: Nikon 80-200 ƒ2.8 afs