The long-eared owl is an owl species found both in Eurasia and North America.
The specimens shown on the pictures have been photographed on captivity in a zoo setting.
The long-eared owl, like most owls is a predatory bird feasting on small mammals, mostly rodents, and small birds.
Long-eared Owl on eBird.
Long-eared Owl on Birds of North America Online.
Long-eared Owl on the Audubon Field Guide.