FACTFILE... on breeds of bird
THE African Spotted Owl is a medium-sized species of owl, one of the smallest of the Eagle Owls.
Its length is 45cm (18 inches) and its weight is from 480g to 850g (from one to 1.8 pounds).
It has a 100cm ( 9 inches) to 140cm (55 inches) wingspan.
It is found throughout most of Africa south of the Sahara, with the exception of very dense forests.
The Indian Eagle Owl is a species of large horned owl found in South Asia.
They are found in hilly and rocky scrub forests, and are usually seen in pairs. They have a deep resonant booming call that may be heard at dawn and dusk.
They are typically large owls, and have “tufts” on their heads.
They are splashed with brown, and grey and have a white throat patch with black small stripes.