Short-eared Owl

KB, Short-eared Owl chick
Short-eared Owl chick, Perthshire (K. Brockie)

Introduction to the species - see BTO RSPB and SRSG websites
Breeding distribution -
see Bird Atlas Protection designations - Birds Directive 1979 (Annex 1)
Monitoring method -
see Raptors: A Field Guide for Surveys and Monitoring

Annual monitoring data

Please click on the links below to access summary data. These summaries are based on SRMS regions.  Descriptions of some of the main headings reported against are provided here.
2015, 2016

National and regional trends

Monitoring for this species is currently too variable to produce any rigorous trends.  The SRMS will be considering how we might enhance monitoring for this species in the future.

Local Short-eared Owl studies & projects

NamePeriodMain observerOther observersOrganisation