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  African Barred Owlet

      (Barred Owl)

 

Glaucidium capense

(399) 21 cm; 120 g

SEXES  Similar. Similar to Pearl-spotted Owlet but with barred (not spotted) head, neck and upper breast. Lacks false eyes at back of head.

JUV  Less barred above and spotted below.

STATUS  Locally common to uncommon resident.

HABITAT  Tall open woodland and broad­leaved bushveld.

FOOD  Mostly invertebrates but some birds, lizards and frogs recorded.

CALL  Main call a series of purring wow wow wow... then purr purr purr...

BR  Monogamous. Nests in natural tree cavity (woodpecker and barbet entrance holes usually too small).

ALT NAME  Barred Owl.

 

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Oab001

Disaneng, Maun

Camera: Canon EOS 60D

Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L

 

 

Oab002

Disaneng, Maun

Camera: Canon EOS 60D

Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L

 

 

Oab003

Disaneng, Maun

Camera: Canon EOS 60D

Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L

 

 

Oab004

Disaneng, Maun

Camera: Canon EOS 60D

Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L

 

 

Oab005

Disaneng, Maun

Camera: Canon EOS 60D

Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L

 

 

Oab006

Disaneng, Maun

Camera: Canon EOS 60D

Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L

 

 

Oab007

Disaneng, Maun

Camera: Canon EOS 60D

Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L

 

 

Oab008

Disaneng, Maun

Camera: Canon EOS 60D

Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L

 

 

Oab009

Disaneng, Maun

Camera: Canon EOS 60D

Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L

 

 

Oab010

Khwai

Camera: Canon EOS 60D

Lens: Canon EF 600mm f/4L

 

 

Oab011

Khwai

Camera: Canon EOS 60D

Lens: Canon EF 600mm f/4L

 

 

Oab012

Khumaga

Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mk III

Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L

 

 

Oab013

Khumaga

Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mk III

Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L

 

 

Oab014

Khumaga

Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mk III

Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L

 

 

Oab015

Khumaga

Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mk III

Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L

 

 

Oab016

Santawanii

Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mk III

Lens: Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L

 

 

Oab017

Savuti

Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mk II

Lens: Canon EF 600mm f/4L

 

     

 

 

 

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