(392) 32 cm; 335 g
Alike, but $ oﬂen slightly darker. Similar to African Grass-Owl but
paler and with grey-
Widespread br resident.
Prefers open habitats (not forest), but commonly associated with
man-made structures, which are used for roosting and br.
Mainly small rodents, also birds, insects, lizards, frogs and
Long hissing screech schreeeee.
Monogamous. Frequently in man-made structures, including buildings
and mine shafts, old Hamerkop nests or natural cavities in trees and
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