Short-Eared Owl sighting

Charles Welsh and his family, who farm north of
Scotland, ON, were surprised one morning recently
to find this beautiful Short-eared Owl sitting on their
vehicle. The owl had a vole in its talons and
seemed unperturbed by the curious humans as it
proceeded to eat its supper in plain view. The
Short-eared Owl spends its life in the Arctic, along
the shores of Hudson Bay, but often winters in
southern Ontario where it may occur in small

Short eared owl 1 - Charles Welsh

Short eared owl 2 - Charles Welsh