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Indian Scops Owl

Otus bakkamoena


Medium-sized buffy brown owl, large prominent ear tuffs; buff nuchal-collar edged with dark brown with finely streaked underparts, and buffish scapular spots; feathered legs Photo taken at Ranthambore Tiger Reserves, Rajasthan, India


Widespread resident, south of Himalayas; forests, well-wooded areas


Info taken from: Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh By – Bikram Grewal, Sumit Sen, Sarwandeep Singh, Nikhil Devasar and Garima Bhatia

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Karan Raghwa
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Karan Raghwa

Ranthambhore Fort, Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Oct 23, 2020
Submitted on Dec 2, 2020

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