Indian Eagle Owl

The Rock Eagle Owl also called the Indian Eagle Owl or Bengal Eagle Owl is a species of large horned owl found in South Asia. They were earlier treated as a subspecies of the Eurasian Eagle Owl. They are found in hilly and rocky scrub forests, and are usually seen in pairs. They have a deep resonant booming call that may be heard at dawn and dusk. They are typically large owls, and have tufts on their heads. They are splashed with brown, and grey and have a white throat patch with black small stripes.

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The Indian Eagle Owl is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

on the development of young Indian Eagle Owl Bubo bengalensis (Franklin, 1831) in and around Puducherry, southern India". Journal of Threatened Taxa 1 (10): 519–524. 11. ^ Ramanujam, Mario Eric (2003). "On the "long call" of the Indian Great Horned or Eagle-Owl Bubo bengalensis (Franklin)." (PDF). Zoos' Print Journal 18 (7): 1131–1134. 12. More

Until recently, the Indian Eagle Owl was listed as a subspecies of Eurasian Eagle Owl (subspecies : Bubo bubo bengalensis). It is significantly smaller & its vocalisations & DNA are distinct, so it is now classified as a separate species. The Indian Eagle Owl is found throughout the Indian subcontinent, as far north as the Himalayas. It is found in rocky hills & ravines, wooded scrubland & old mango orchards. More

Indian Eagle Owl - Bubo bengalensis = Also known as Rock Eagle Owl, Bengal Eagle Owl species-Bubo-bengalensis-1 species-Bubo-bengalensis-2 species-Bubo-bengalensis-3 Description: Dark and light morphs of this bird occur. The facial disc is fulvous-brown to buffy, with a prominent blackish rim. More

Indian eagle owl flown by Norfolk falconry on a very windy and wet day in October 2oo8Catégorie : Animaux Tags :bengal eagle owl bird indian rock Chargement… J'aime Enregistrer dans Partager E-mail Skyrock Facebook Twitter MySpace Live Spaces Blogger orkut Buzz reddit Digg Chargement… Connectez-vous ou inscrivez-vous dès maintenant ! Publier un commentaire tout afficher Commentaires vidéo Commentaire vidéo sur Bengal Eagle Owl part3 * Rock owl part 52:14 More

The Indian Eagle Owl feeds mainly on rodents, but will also eat birds, reptiles, frogs, crabs & large invertebrates. Occassionally hunting during the day, it is mainly a crepuscular bird, hunting at dusk or dawn. Breeding takes place mainly between February & April, but may extend between October & May. Nesting is usually on the ground, often in a scrape on a rocky ledge. 2-5 eggs are laid & incubation lasts for around 35 days. More

Here are details of the Indian eagle owls that we have at the sanctuary: Indian eagle owls Name Sex Hatched Status Indra Male 2007 Hand tame Henrietta Female 1999 Breeding owl Bubo Male Unknown Breeding owl More

Indian Eagle Owl, living throughout the subcontinent, was considered to be a subspecies of the Eurasian Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo bengalensis), but is now regarded as a separate species (Bubo bengalensis). The Eurasian Eagle Owl was once resident in the UK, but was hunted to extinction during the late 19th century (NOTE - the RSPB does question this view & says that the evidence is very slim.). This was done mainly by gamekeepers & farmers, concerned on them preying on their livestock. More

Indian Eagle Owl Bubo bengalensis 194/958 - species-Bubo-bengalensis-2 Indian Eagle Owl Bubo bengalensis 195/958 - species-Bubo-bengalensis-3 Indian or Rock Eagle Owl Bubo bengalensis 196/958 - species-Bubo-capensis-1 Cape Eagle Owl Bubo capensis 197/958 - species-Bubo-africanus-1 Spotted Eagle Owl Bubo africanus 198/958 - 090.070.000. More

Foundation have made an hour-long film on the Indian Eagle Owl which will be publicly screened on Saturday at the Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce. The Indian Eagle Owl or the Great Horned Owl(scientific name Bubo bengalensis) is an elegant, powerful, elusive nocturnal Indian bird, which is shrouded in superstition and is unfortunately often killed out of fear. More

'ASHA' is an Indian Eagle Owl who was rescued by us in 2006. Description: Large, eared owl with orange eyes. Tawny-buff colouration mottled with black, paler below with black streaks. Areas found: Indian sub-continent to the Himalayas. Size: 50 - 55 cms. Weight: 380 - 660 grams. Habitat: Rocky hills, wooded scrub, ravines, rocky semi-desert and old mango orchards. Food: Mainly rodents but also birds, reptiles, frogs, crabs and large invertebrates. Breeding: From October to May, but mainly February to April. More

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Indian Eagle Owl (Bubo bengalensis), also called Rock Eagle-Owl is a widespread resident in India. This species was earlier considered a subspecies of the Eurasian Eagle-Owl. More

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Order : Strigiformes
Family : Strigidae
Genus : Bubo
Species : bengalensis
Authority : (Franklin, 1831)