Buffy Fish-Owl (Juvenile)
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|Buffy Fish Owl|
(Ketupa ketupu) 马来渔鸮
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 Singapore.
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it's a nice photograph of a cute lovely creature. the owl was soo sweetly posing! liked it. thanks for sharing :)
Very nice portrait of this little owl. Well done
o my this is my favorite so far today! What a precious capture, great lighting, fine contrast with POV so perfect an I just love those downy feathers. What an opportunity to capture this moment!
- [2011-12-15 22:27]
Hello, what an adorable face this owl has.
Great photo and wonderful DOF. Very sharp, good exposure.