Utah Bird Profile
 Long-eared Owl - Asio otus

Name Roots: (L. asio, [a kind of horned owl] - Gr. otos, "an eared owl")

In Utah:

Article by Ned Bixler

by Brian Currie

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a deciduous tree or in a ground at a height of 25-35 (0-40) feet, in a abandoned nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is a carnivore: ground hawker.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in lowland riparian and mountain riparian habitats.
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