Indian eagle-owl

Indian eagle-owl

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Bubo bengalensis

The Indian eagle-owl, also called the rock eagle-owl or Bengal eagle-owl, is a large horned owl species native to hilly and rocky scrub forests in the Indian Subcontinent. It is splashed with brown and grey, and has a white throat patch with black small stripes. It was earlier treated as a subspecies of the Eurasian eagle-owl. It is usually seen in pairs. It has a deep resonant booming call that may be heard at dawn and dusk.

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Distribution

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Indian eagle-owl habitat map

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

References

1. Indian eagle-owl Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_eagle-owl
2. Indian eagle-owl on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22688934/93211525
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/409708

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