• Although largely solitary, they can sometimes be seen roosting together in the dozens on cold winter days.


• Long Eared Owls are members of the Strigidae family, which includes all ‘true’ owls, the only other family being Tytonidae, which includes barn owls.


• The Long Eared Owl has a wingspan of between 35.4-39.4 inches


• They are listed as “special concern” due to falling numbers in some areas, but thankfully are not officially endangered.


• Like other owls, the Long Eared Owl does not build their own nest, instead choosing to take over abandoned nests. It’s free real estate!