"Diamonds in the Rough" - Short-eared Owl Oil Painting on Board FS 20 1/2 X 16 1/2
The Short-eared Owl is a bird of open terrain, such as prairies and marshes. It is one of the most widely distributed owls in the world. It is often active during daylight, especially in the evenings. Gabrielle photographed this owl as it was extended it's long wing, an action that lasted only seconds.