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Mottled Wood-owl Picture
 
 

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SPECIES INFO

at Gir National Park, Gujrat, India.

The Mottled Wood Owl Strix ocellata is a species of medium sized owl found in South Asia. They are found in gardens and thin deciduous forests adjacent to dry thorn forests or agro environments. They are easily detected by their distinctive eerie laughing call of Chu hua-aa during the dusk and dawn, with a quaver in the second note. Usually found in pairs while roosting.





                                     



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