Scientific name: Bubo cinerascens
Geographical distribution: northern part of sub-Saharan Africa from Mauretania and Liberia east to Sudan and Somalia.
Habitat: dry rocky deserts and open savannah, as well as lowland forests in Somalia.
Diet: small mammals, birds, insects, frogs, and reptiles.
Status: locally not uncommon:
Here is the name of the Vermiculated Eagle owl we have at the sanctuary: