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Giant Eagle Owl

Bubo lacteus

Description:

Verreaux's Eagle-Owl (Giant Eagle Owl) ranges from 60–65 cm (24–26 in) in length. This species has an average wingspan of 140 cm (55 in) and weighs from1.60–3.10 kg (3.5–6.8 lb). In appearance, they are distinguished by a whitish oval disk face with a black border, pink eyelids, orange eyes and two feather tufts on their ears. Their feathers are dark brown on top and light grey below.

Notes:

Spotted on the top of a tree at night in Duba Plains Camp, Botswana

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4 Comments

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 9 years ago

Great spotting Cyrill!

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Hermosos ojos!!

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

great shot!

CrosbyMorrow
CrosbyMorrow 9 years ago

That's the coolest owl I've ever seen!

Cyrill
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Cyrill

Botswana

Spotted on Apr 23, 2009
Submitted on Jul 4, 2012

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