Short-eared Owl

Species Name: Asio Flammeus

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Species Distribution in Massachusetts

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Federal Rank: None

Massachusetts State Rank: Endangered

Habitat Description

Large, undeveloped expanses of coastal sandplain grassland and maritime heathland.

Threats to Survival

Loss of habitat.

Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival

Protection of current habitat available.