Description Long-eared owl . asio otusGraphite & Colored CrayonsThe Long-eared Owl's breeding season is from February to July. This bird is partially migratory, moving south in winter from the northern parts of its temperate range. Its habitat is forest close to open country.It nests in trees, often coniferous, using the old stick nests of other birds such as crows, ravens and magpies and various hawks. The average clutch size is 4-6 eggs, and the incubation time averages from 2530 days. An unusual characteristic of this species is its communal roosting in thickets during the winter months. The young have a characteristic call, likened to a rusty hinge.
Daniela Hartl-Heisan, Vienna Member Since May 2008 Artist Statement Daniela lives and works in Vienna, Austria as a professional Wildlife and Ex Libris - Bookplate artist. Specialized on birds and wildlife, Daniela mainly works in watercolor, graphite and pen & ink. As well as for her Wildlife art she is also recognized for her beautiful Ex Libris - Bookplate art.
Conservation is of major importance for her and with her art she regularly supports conservation projects through her Owlstudio Wolf Project.
For more information on Daniela and her art, please visit her Owlstudio online at www.owlstudio.at
For Daniela's Ex Libris Art visit her Exlibrisstudio online at www.exlibrisstudio.com