Vermiculated Eagle Owl

Vermiculated Eagle Owl (Bubo cinerascens)

Vermiculated Eagle Owl (Bubo cinerascens)

Scientific name: Bubo cinerascens
Height: 430mm
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: