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Great horned owl ?? african??

Observed: 26th December 2007 By: miked
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Great horned owl ?? african??
Description:

Captive owl at Paradise wildlife park

Identifications
  •  
    Likely ID
    Cape Eagle Owl (Bubo capensis)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

bobthebirder's picture

owl

Well, their web site just mentions "eagle owls" but this bird's yellow eyes show that it is not a European eagle owl. I think there's a good chance that this is a Cape eagle owl, Bubo capensis.

Bob Ford

dshubble's picture

Bubo capensis

Hi Bob,

I'm sure you're right with B. capensis,

Dave

miked's picture

Thanks

Thanks