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Spotted Owlet

Athene brama

Description:

The Spotted Owlet is small (21 cm) and stocky. The upperparts are grey-brown, heavily spotted with white. This species is nocturnal but is sometimes seen in the day. In Hindu mythology the Spotted Owlet is a mode of transport of Lakshmi, goddess of wealth.

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7 Comments

patty
patty 7 years ago

Nice picture Kanika it let´s one imagine - at least me - the sort of solitude like atmoshere surrounding the owl....Greetings =)

KanikaPal
KanikaPal 7 years ago

Thank you so much everyone! :)

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

cool pic,,

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Really nice first spotting on Noah - welcome to the Project!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 7 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah, KanikaPal. What a sweet first spotting.

KanikaPal
KanikaPal 7 years ago

Sure, thanks!

Shirezu
Shirezu 7 years ago

Nice owl. You should add it to the owl mission - http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1282...

KanikaPal
Spotted by
KanikaPal

Alwar, Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Apr 23, 2012
Submitted on Feb 23, 2013

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