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Spotted Owlet

Athene brama

Description:

The spotted owlet is small (21 cm) and stocky. It breeds in tropical Asia from India to Southeast Asia. I saw these little owls, originally 5 of them, at 3000 m in the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu near Kerala.

Habitat:

Open habitats in tropical areas, including farmland and human habitation. Foothills of the Nilgiris mountain range.

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pamsai
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pamsai

Kerala, India

Spotted on Oct 24, 2015
Submitted on Nov 16, 2015

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