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Indian Eagle-Owl

Bubo bengalensis)

Description:

The Indian Eagle-Owl also called the Rock Eagle-Owl or Bengal Eagle-Owl (Bubo bengalensis) is a species of large horned owl found in South Asia. They were earlier treated as a subspecies of the Eurasian Eagle-Owl. They are found in hilly and rocky scrub forests, and are usually seen in pairs. They have a deep resonant booming call that may be heard at dawn and dusk. They are typically large owls, and have "tufts" on their heads. They are splashed with brown, and grey and have a white throat patch with black small stripes.

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1 Comment

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 6 years ago

Oh my gosh! This spotting is insane! What a rare sighting.

IqbalSiddiqui
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IqbalSiddiqui

India

Spotted on Jan 5, 2013
Submitted on Jan 5, 2013

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