Scientific Name: Otus bakkamoena Common Name: Indian Scops Owl
Identifying Features: grey body, pale white face, black eyes, short ears
- Through its natural camouflage, it is very difficult to see in daytime, but may sometimes be located by the small birds that mob it while it is roosting in a tree.
- It is nocturnal and mainly feeds on insects.
This image was clicked by Carl Wilson – via Flickr.
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