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African Grass Owl
 Similar Species
Widespread throughout sub Saharan Africa
Until recently, the Eastern Grass Owl was considered to be part of the present species which at that time was known only as "Grass Owl".
They are mainly nocturnal and emerge shortly after dusk.
It roosts and nests on the ground, forming tunnels in the grass.
The diet includes rodents, particularly Vlei Rats, but also birds, reptiles, frogs and insects.
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