Short-eared Owl vs. Horned Lark

These birds have a lot in common, not quite the symmetry of yesterday’s Eastern Towhee-Eastern Phoebe matchup, but close. Both are birds of North America along with other continents, which is always exciting. Horned Larks range across the Northern Hemisphere. Short-eared Owls are found on every continent but Antarctica and Australia. Both are fond of open country; unfortunately both are listed as in steep decline also.

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