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Image details:  
Image Description: Long-eared Owl
Image notes: This owl would have fed on mice and small birds whilst in Shetland.
Species in Image: Long-Eared Owl
Date: 1970
Area: Mainland
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc01567

General details:  
Common Name Long-Eared Owl
Latin Name Asio otus
Latin Group Name Strigiformes
Latin Family Name Strigidae
Common Family Name Owls
Description A scarce migrant, rare in winter. About the time of the Snowy Owl excitement a small number of Long-eared Owls became established in the Tingwall Valley near Scalloway and a nest was found in deep heather in 1964.
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