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African Wood Owl
Widespread throughout sub-Saharan Africa, found in:
There are four subspecies;
Forest and woodland; also plantations.
The diet includes insects, reptiles, small mammals and birds.
They nest in a tree cavity. 1-3 eggs are laid and incubated for about 31 days. The young fledge at 5 weeks of age and can fly by 7 weeks. The young remain with parents up to 4 months and sometimes stay until the next breeding season.
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