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The rare Pharaoh Eagle-Owl is a large eagle owl of the North African and Middle Eastern deserts. It has large orange eyes and a mottled plumage. Its head is crowned with small ear tufts.
This owl was found injured along a desert road and was being rehabilitated at the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital. Normal habitat is dry savannah and rocky deserts. Distribution: Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sudan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates.
Find out more about the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital at http://www.falconhospital.com