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Giant Eagle Owl

Bubo lacteus


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.


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

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Josh Asel
Josh Asel 11 years ago

Great spotting Cyrill!

rutasandinas 11 years ago

Hermosos ojos!!

Maria dB
Maria dB 11 years ago

great shot!

CrosbyMorrow 11 years ago

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

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

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