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Rock Eagle-Owl

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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3 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

lovely !

Seema
Seema 6 years ago

nice one..

Wild Things
Wild Things 6 years ago

Awesome!!

HemantKumar
Spotted by
HemantKumar

India

Lat: 15.58, Long: 79.76

Spotted on Dec 15, 2012
Submitted on Dec 15, 2012

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