Short-eared Owls

Reports & Papers

Short-eared Owl 2020 Annual Report

The Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) is an open-country species that breeds in the northern United States and Canada, and has likely experienced a long-term, range-wide population decline. However, the cause and magnitude of the decline are not well understood. Several conservation actions have been proposed for this species (Booms et al. 2014), including: 1) better […]

Short-eared Owl 2019 Annual Report

In 2019 the expanded WAfLS project continued into its second year. A large group of volunteers sampled survey grids across eight western stated. The 2019 abundance estimates and habitat associations results add even more insight to land managers across the western United States to influence species-specific general conservation actions. CLICK HERE TO VIEW PDF. Watch […]

Short-eared Owl 2018 Annual Report

In 2018 the WAfLS project expanded to eight western states. Throughout those states, a large group of volunteers sampled a broad geography. The abundance estimates and habitat associations results from this effort provides critical insight to land managers across the western United States to influence species-specific general conservation actions. CLICK HERE TO VIEW PDF. Watch a […]

Short-eared Owl 2017 Annual Report

In 2017 a large group of volunteers sampled a broad geography within the Intermountain West. The abundance estimates and habitat associations results from this effort provides critical insight to land managers across the Intermountain West to influence species-specific general conservation actions. CLICK HERE TO VIEW PDF. 

Short-eared Owl 2016 Annual Report

In 2016 a large group of volunteers was recruited to sample a broad geography within the Intermountain West. This report presents results that identify specific habitat associations, confirming that habitat use may vary regionally. CLICK HERE TO VIEW PDF.

Short-eared Owl Surveys paper

This paper, published in Avian conservtion and Ecology, presents results from Short-eared Owl surveys conducted by citizen scientists. CLiCK HERE TO VIEW PDF.

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