Length: 13 - 16"
Habitat: Coniferous or mixed woodlands, wooded swamps, wooded edges of streams, orchards, parks. Prefers habitat near open country for hunting. Requires dense stands of trees (usually coniferous) for nesting and roosting.
Diet: Mainly voles and mice. Also, other small mammals, small birds, lizards, small snakes, and some insects.
© Photo David Blevins
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
Year-round Sightings from eBird
Year-round sightings of Long-eared Owl over the past 10 years
For a seasonal range map for this owl, see the Audubon Field Guide
Christmas Bird Count Map
Historical CBC Map from USGS