IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Dusky Eagle-Owl

The dusky eagle-owl (Bubo coromandus) is a species of owl in the Strigidae family that is widespread in Bangladesh, China, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Thailand and listed as Least Concern by IUCN.[1]

Affects watered and well wooded tracts. Mango tree groves, and old tamarind and other densely foliaged trees are preferred. Parochial and a pair often inhabits the same grove year after year.

The nesting season is from November to April.

The nest is made of sticks in the fork of the trunk of a large tree preferably near water and often in the vicinity of human habitation.



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