Dusky Eagle Owl

Scientific Name: Bubo coromandus
Common Name: Dusky Eagle Owl

Identifying Features: greyish-brown body, prominent ear tufts, underparts are greyish white with some dark brown streaks, dark brown wings with whitish streaks, yellow-orange eyes.

Fun Facts:

  • The dusky eagle-owl is usually active at night and emerges from its roost shortly before sunset.
  • Nest is made of sticks in the fork of the trunk of a large tree preferably near water and often in the vicinity of human habitation


This image was clicked by Muhamadqayyum Bin Roszee – via Flickr.

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