Short-eared Owls Kamloops Feb. 5, 2019

A quick drive this afternoon produced 4 Short-eared Owls in the bright sunlight.  They seemed happy and in good health in the -20 temperature, obviously finding lots of rodents to eat.  At one point a Bald Eagle flew over and two of the owls flew up to harass it until it left the area.

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Bald Eagle being pestered by a couple of the owls

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They brought in the best eyes in the business to confirm no one is trespassing


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