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Cape Eagle Owl

Bubo capensis


The Cape Eagle-Owl is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is one several large species of the eagle-owl genus, Bubo. Saw it during a hiking walk at Signal Hill, Cape Town.

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AlbertKang 10 years ago

Thanks, @facundo1 :)

AlbertKang 10 years ago

Thanks, @Olivia3, hope you love it too :D

AlbertKang 10 years ago

Thanks, @Joshua.
Seems there are quite a few of them around Signal Hill & Table Mountain area of Cape Town. Went for another hike yesterday, and saw lots of their feathers around the hill.

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 10 years ago

Gorgeous animal. Almost looks like it is colored with ash.

AlbertKang 10 years ago

Thanks, @Mona :)

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 10 years ago

Beautiful !!

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Mar 26, 2014
Submitted on Mar 27, 2014

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