A pair sleeping in a tree, waking up because of the guide, who is calling them.

A pair sleeping in a tree, waking up because of the guide, who is calling them.
Species: Spotted Owlet   Athene brama
Subspecies: indica
Author: Pieter de Groot Boersma
Friday, February 15, 2008
Added to IBC: 12 May 2009 - 18:35
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Altitude (m): 
116 meters


Three owl species were seen in 10 minutes in these gardens, also including Brown Hawk-owl and Indian Scops-owl.

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Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1171328. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1171328.

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Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1171328. Video of Spotted Owlet Athene brama at Chambal River Lodge, India. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1171328.

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