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Barred Eagle Owl (Malay Eagle Owl)

Bubo sumatranus


The Barred Eagle-Owl (Bubo sumatranus), also called the Malay Eagle Owl, is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is found in Brunei, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand.


Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Barred Eagle Owl (Malay Eagle Owl)
Bubo sumatranus Barred Eagle-Owl
Barred eagle owl or Malay eagle owl
Bubo sumatranus Barred Eagle-Owl

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37 Comments (1–25)

jokrwx3 9 years ago


Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 12 years ago

Aw lovely!

BudShinall 12 years ago

Great shot, love it.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 12 years ago

What a look grate shot congratulations MahmoudAl-Najafy

CarolSnowMilne 12 years ago

Wonderful! Congratulations on such a tremendous Owl.

rosanne1123 12 years ago

WOW! This is beautiful. Congratulations!

Nicholas4 12 years ago

How wonderful!
The eyes have that Ewok look from Star Wars!!..

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

Here is race.. what match your spotting..

Ryan21 12 years ago

lovely eyes

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

World's every Owl and their Owlets are very beautiful. This one is possessing extraordinary plumage.

AliShiekh 12 years ago

congrats! this is great!

flybeasley 12 years ago

That is a great photo.
Thank you for sharing

MaryEvans2 12 years ago

Beautiful spot and photo.

Birding For Fun
Birding For Fun 12 years ago

That is one interesting looking bird.

ChunXingWong 12 years ago

Is this spotted from KL Bird Park ?

Jeannette 12 years ago

Congratulations, amazing owl :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 12 years ago


Wild Things
Wild Things 12 years ago

Lovely portrait! Congratulations!!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 12 years ago


OnengDyah 12 years ago

Great picture,..congratulations...

KarenL 12 years ago

Congratulations - a well deserved Spotting of the Day!

Atul 12 years ago

congrats for this amazing capture !

williefromwi 12 years ago

I am new here, and still learning how this wonderful sight works, I will say this, your photo of your spotting is top notch. I am very thrilled I could see this magnificiant bird through the lens of your camera. Be blessed with more and greater captures, I hope you do not mind but I have added you as a friend on this sight. When time permits, I will look at some of your other sightings.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 12 years ago

congratulations! You made it! Thanks for sharing

MahmoudAl-Najafy 12 years ago

williefromwi, thank you so much :), it really made me happy as i never thought i will get featured one day

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KL, Malaysia

Spotted on Dec 4, 2011
Submitted on Dec 4, 2011

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