Buffy Fish Owl
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|Buffy Fish Owl|
Size: 50 cm
Note diagnostic white patch above bill; also distinguished from Brown Fish Owl by generally darker plumage with thicker black streaks.
A soft to-wee.
Frequents forest edges near streams; also found in mangroves and near plantations and wet paddy fields. It usually rests in a tree during the day and flies out at dusk to feed on fish, frogs and crustaceans near streams. Sometimes it also takes mice, bats and small birds. It nest in a hole in a rotten tree.
A rare resident breeder throughout the island.
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- [2010-03-12 5:00]
This kind of Owl look very interesting and a bit different from other from his species.
very nice composition, sharpness and colors of this photo.
very impressive, congratulations
Great shot under difficult light condition. Excellent sharpness and details.