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Barn Owl

Tyto alba

Description:

Dull golden-buff above; finely speckled black-and-white below with fine dark spots; heart shaped white facial disc with brown edge; brownish wash between lower edge of eyes and base of pale pink bill. Sexes alike Photo taken at Ranthambore Tiger reserve, Rajasthan, India

Habitat:

Grasslands; cultivation; human habitation

Notes:

Range - almost all over India, South of Himalayas Info taken from: Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh By – Bikram Grewal, Sumit Sen, Sarwandeep Singh, Nikhil Devasar and Garima Bhatia

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2 Comments

Karan Raghwa
Karan Raghwa a month ago

Thanks MichaelS
yes taking a nape

MichaelS
MichaelS a month ago

A stunning owl and photo, Karan Raghwa! It appears to be sleeping?

Karan Raghwa
Spotted by
Karan Raghwa

Ranthambhore Fort, Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Oct 23, 2020
Submitted on Dec 4, 2020

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