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Most books and websites say that it feeds mainly on rats and mice, small birds and large insects, but these owls have also been eating beetles and shrews. The birds that it has been eating are White Vented Mynas Acridotheres javanicus (or Javan Myna), and we found a whole eyeball in one of the pellets! Breeding season is from January to August. Breeds in tree holes or in open branches, sometimes on the top of a Bird's nest fern, often high up in a tall tree, although this nest is only two meters off the ground. Usually 2, but sometimes 3 eggs are laid. They are oval, pure white and average about 49 x 42 mm. Eggs are laid on the wood or leaf debris.
Partially cleared forest, evergreen secondary forest, forest edges, plantations and parks in human settlements. This nest is in a park. I know of two nests of Spotted Wood Owls in Singapore currently and both laid their eggs in Bird Nest Ferns in Rain Trees Samenea Saman in parks.
I am not sure how old the chick is, if any one has any suggestions that would be great! I think it is about 3 weeks old ot a month.