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Philippine eagle-owl

Bubo philippensis

Description:

Locally known as Kuwago . While I was mountain biking going to mananap falls in San Vicente Camarines Norte (Bicol), I passed onto one small house at the foot of the mountain. There i saw a huge owl. I was surprised because it looks like a combination of owl and eagle. When i try to take a photo the owl suddenly opened the wings as a sign of defense mechanism. Later I found out that this is the Philippine Eagle owl and it is the largest owl in the Philippines.

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4 Comments

ArvinMemaphu
ArvinMemaphu 6 years ago

Thanks guys :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Spectacular shots - can you please tell us something about where this was taken and what was happening?

ChristosMaroulis
ChristosMaroulis 6 years ago

Nice!!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

wow!!!! beautiful eyes.....

ArvinMemaphu
Spotted by
ArvinMemaphu

Camarines Norte, Philippines

Spotted on May 4, 2014
Submitted on Jun 4, 2014

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