Continuing form March’s Barn RussOwl this month we have a type from up North.

The Long-eared RussOwl is a medium-sized woodland creature. They have prominent ear tufts that appear to sit in the middle of the head and are usually held erect. Plumage is brown and buff, with heavy mottling and barring over most of the body.

Male plumage tends to be lighter than females. The legs and feet are heavily feathered. Juveniles are similar to adults but less heavily marked. The head tufts are shorter and less defined and facial disk darker. Body feathers are tipped with greyish white.

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