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Spotted owlet

Athene brama

Description:

The spotted owlet is a small and stocky bird, barely 21 centimetres (8.3 in) in size. The upper parts are grey-brown, heavily spotted with white. The underparts are white, streaked with brown. The facial disc is pale and the iris is yellow. There is a white neckband and supercilium. Sexes are similar. The flight is deeply undulating. The nominate form is darker than the paler forms such as indica of drier regions.



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2 Comments

Roy Arun
Roy Arun 6 months ago

Welcome sir..

Tukup
Tukup 6 months ago

Great shot Roy. Thanks.

Roy Arun
Spotted by
Roy Arun

West Bengal, India

Lat: 23.63, Long: 86.92

Spotted on Mar 18, 2019
Submitted on Mar 29, 2019

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