This owl is endemic to the Philippines and is one of 16 different owl species found in the Philippines. More info here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippine_...
They nest in trees holes of forests of the Philippine lowlands. They can equally be found in the pine forests of Luzon.
I was very lucky when taking this shot as it turned it's head at the last second just so I could capture it's beautiful eyes.
Lat: 14.75, Long: 120.27
Spotted on Aug 13, 2010
Submitted on Dec 23, 2011
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