Date: 12/6/17 6:09 pm
From: Mark Cromwell <mark.cromwell01...>
Subject: Re: Short-eared Owls
Bill,

Try Drummond Flats. Three years ago I found them out there all the time.
Recent years not so much.They will show up an hour or so before sundown and
perch on fence posts. Be patient. You can use your car as a blind and
slowly pull up on them. Have fun. Mark C, Enid

On Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 1:48 PM, Zach DuFran <zdufran...> wrote:

> Bill,
>
> I have seen Short-eared Owls at Hackberry Flat WMA in southwest Oklahoma.
> A group of us walked through the fields adjacent to the visitor center and
> flushed them out of the tall grass.
>
> Zach DuFran
> Norman, OK
>
> On Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 12:56 PM, Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...>
> wrote:
>
>> They like large expanses of tallgrass prairie. There are usually northern
>> harriers present during the daylight hours.
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>> *From:* okbirds <OKBIRDS...> on behalf of bill <billd...>
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, December 6, 2017 12:57 AM
>> *To:* <OKBIRDS...>
>> *Subject:* Re: [OKBIRDS] Short-eared Owls
>>
>> I've never seen one of these. Do they occur in western Ok? Any tips on
>> finding one, habitat, etc? Thanks
>>
>> bill d
>> enid garfield ok
>>
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, December 05, 2017 at 8:20 PM
>> *From:* "Mary Peterson" <m_mpeterson...>
>> *To:* <OKBIRDS...>
>> *Subject:* [OKBIRDS] Short-eared Owls
>>
>> Hello All,
>>
>> Today, at about 5 pm, I went east of Bartlesville on Tuxedo to the
>> dirt road a mile east of Bison Road. I then went about 1/2 mile south and
>> started looking. There were at least 4 short-eared owls flying around.
>> There were also at least 2 Le Conte's sparrows, 2 sedge wrens, a northern
>> harrier and a loggerhead shrike present in the area.
>>
>>
>>
>> Mark Peterson
>>
>> Bartlesville
>>
>
>

 
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