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Rock Eagle Owl Bubo bengalensis   - Adult taking off
Rock Eagle Owl
Photographer : © Shyam Ghate
Location :Upper Tungabhadra Canal, Hampi, Bellary District, Karnataka, India
Date : 18 January 2018
English synonyms:Eurasian Eagle-Owl, Common Eagle Owl, Common Eagle-Owl, Great Eagle Owl, Great Eagle-Owl, Eagle Owl, Great Horned Owl, Rock Eagle-Owl, Indian Eagle Owl, Indian Eagle-Owl
Bird Family :Strigidae - Typical Owls
Red Data Status :Least Concern
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Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to South Asia (India, Nepal and Pakistan).

Formerly considered a subspecies of Eurasian Eagle Owl Bubo bubo.

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