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SPECIES INFO

The Speckled Hawk-owl, also called the Oriental Hawk owl (Ninox punctulata) is a small owl at 20-17 cm. It is a reddish brown hawk owl with a white-spotted head, back and wings, a white throat patch, black facial disk, and white eyebrows.

This owl is found mainly in Indonesia and lives mainly in forests near streams, open woodland, and cultivated regions with scattered trees. It is mainly found below 1100 meters, but is occasionally seen at up to 2300 meters above sea level. It is fairly common throughout its range.





                                     



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