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Spotted Owlet

Athene brama


Habitat: Open areas including farmland and cities with human inhabitation

Distribution: Tropical Asia from India to southeast Asia

Diet: Insects, small vertebrates such as mice

Distinguishing features: Small and stocky, white neckband, upperparts are grey-brown heavily spotted with white, underparts are white streaked with brown, pale facial disc, yellow iris

15-Oct-2011 Spotted Owlet  Pic: SK Srinivas
Pic: SK Srinivas