Saturday, December 20, 2008

Beautiful Birds of Himalayas - III

Indian Eagle Owl - Bubo

This is Indian Eagel Owl - Bubo. It was rescued by wildlife officials and now is kept in Manali Rescue Centre (Nature Park). The facial disc is fulvous - brown to buffy with a prominent blackish rim. Eyes are orange yellow to orange red. Lower parts are fulvous becoming whitish near the centre. Size of adult is more than 50 cms and weight is around 1 kg.

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