Pharaoh eagle-owl

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The Pharaoh eagle-owl – Bubo ascalaphus is a medium/large species of the nocturnal raptor Family Strigidae and the Order Strigiformes. It has distributed areas where it is resident across Africa north of the Sahel and adjacent Arabia. In the AWB Region as noted above there are resident populations in most AWB Countries except for Turkey, S Caucasus, Iran, Cyprus, Qatar, Yemen, Djibouti, Somalia and Comoros. In Iraq it is only present near the border with Kuwait.

Type - nocturnal raptor - typical owl - nests in cliffs, old trees,
Habitat - Open arid plains and hills with rocky outcrops, cliffs and wadis,

Order:   Strigiformes
Family:  Strigidae
Genus:  Bubo

Species - Bubo ascalaphus
Pharaoh eagle-owl - Species - ebird.org
Pharaoh eagle-owl - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Pharaoh eagle-owl - Birds - ead.gov.ae
Pharaoh eagle-owl - Database - avibase
Pharaoh eagle-owl - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Pharaoh eagle-owl - Images - google.com
Pharaoh eagle-owl - Video - youtube.com
Pharaoh eagle-owl - Datazone - birdlife.org

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