Birds of North America Online (subscription required)
Includes the full Short-eared Owl species account, updated in 2006 by Wiggins et al., which provides a comprehensive overview of the species.

Environment Canada Species at Risk - Short-eared Owl
A fairly detailed page including notes on distribution and research and recovery efforts.

Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center:  Effects of Management Practices on Grassland Birds - Short-eared Owl
A thorough review from 2003, particularly useful for habitat descriptions and management recommendations.

Bird Studies Canada - Short-eared Owl research
A summary of conservation concerns and population surveys in Ontario.

Status of the Short-eared Owl in Alberta
A thorough review of the provincial status as of 2000, with much information also applicable to other parts of its range.

A Management Plan for the Short-eared Owl in Newfoundland and Labrador
A detailed summary of Short-eared Owl status and research/management potential, also potentially widely applicable.

British Columbia Ecosystem Explorer - Short-eared Owl
Enter "Short-eared Owl" in the search box to access a variety of references on the status and study of the species in British Columbia.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation - Short-eared Owl fact sheet
An overview of the biology and status of Short-eared Owls in New York, including maps.

The Owl Pages - Short-eared Owl page
A good brief summary of the Short-eared Owl, including photos and sound files. - Short-eared Owl page
Another site with a good overview accompanied by photos and sound files.

Owl Research Institute
A site that includes a brief outline of research conducted on Short-eared Owls and several other species.

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2002- The Migration Research Foundation Inc.