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Madagascar Long-eared Owl

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Photo by steveblainLocation: Perinet, Madagascar
Photo by steveblain
Location: Perinet, Madagascar
JuvenilePhoto by Peter DayLocation: Vakona Forest Lodge, Madagascar Nov 2016
Juvenile
Photo by Peter Day
Location: Vakona Forest Lodge, Madagascar Nov 2016

Alternative names: Madagascar Owl

Asio madagascariensis

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[edit] Identification

31 to 50 cm. Dark brown facial disk, black bill and orange eyes. Long dark brown ear tufts. The upper parts are black and tan, speckled with brown. The belly and breast are a light buff colour.

[edit] Distribution

Endemic to eastern Madagascar.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species.

[edit] Habitat

Humid evergreen forests, dry deciduous forests.

[edit] Behaviour

Diet includes mammals such as lemurs, rats and bats; it is nocturnal.

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