Spotted Wood Owl (Juvenile)
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|Spotted Wood Owl|
(Strix seloputo) 点斑林鸮
Size: 48 cm - R/RB
Distinguished from similar and sympatic Brown Wood Owl, S. leptogrammica, of the oriental region, by wide (not narrow) barring on the under-parts and spots on the wings.
A deep, rapid who-ow similar to distant dog’s bark.
Occurs in lowland forest, especially in forest edges, secondary growth; in nearby cultivated areas and parks with large trees. Starts calling at dusk and can sometimes be located by its call and spotted perched high in a tree.
A rare resident breeder throughout the island.
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Hello Ang Hwee Yong,
Hope you'll be doing fine. being my neighbour it was my duty to post comments on this marvellous picture of a juvenile owl. It is quite a large bird and very impressive. Owls are wonderful predator and this one is a real impressive shot with eye to eye contact. Thanks a lot for sharing.....take care....warmest regards/Abid