Adult Oriental Bay-owl with its prey

Oriental Bay-owl (Phodilus badius)
Adult Oriental Bay-owl with its prey
Species: Oriental Bay-owl   Phodilus badius
Author: Khaleb Yordan
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Added to IBC: 4 Oct 2013 - 20:55
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Altitude (m): 
173 meters


Photo taken during 10 days Custom Birding Tour. We were surprised by this bird! He got a big dinner! And he just perched 3 meters away from our car.

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Khaleb Yordan, IBC1036386. Accessible at

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Khaleb Yordan, IBC1036386. Photo of Oriental Bay-owl Phodilus badius at Carita Nature Reserve, Java. Accessible at

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