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I have seen a spotted owlet many times but he was special. Have a look at the poses he had given us. Angry eyes! This is the third or the fourth time I have seen them at the same place. My previous spotting http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/728... has spottings from dates and in this spotting the first 3 are from 30.10.12 and the last 2 from 1.11.12
Seen at Kanha National Park.
The Spotted Owlet is small and stocky. The upperparts 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. Courtship behaviour includes bill grasping, allopreening and ritual feeding. The female may call with the male, bob head and deflect its tail in invitation.