Species: Asio flammeus (Pontoppidan, 1763)


Nomenclature
Scientific name Asio flammeus (Pontoppidan, 1763)
   
English name short-eared owl
French name hibou des marais
Dutch name velduil
German name Sumpfohreule

Illustrations and Birdsongs

Not all species have been illustrated yet. Should you own high quality photos, please send them by means of the photo page.

You can always check for pictures on the Dutch website Nederlands Soortenregister.

You can always check for pictures on observations.be.

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Protection status and Red List
Flanders
red list: Rare
Wallonia
red list: Rare
Belgium
red list: Rare
Europe
red list: Vulnerable
World
IUCN Red List: LC (ver. 3.1, 2009)

Distribution
Flanders indigenous (1a)
Brussels indigenous (1a)
Wallonia indigenous (1a)
Reference De Smet et al. 2006. Lijst van de Belgische vogels

Observations
Recent sightings on observations.be