Oriental scops owl

The Oriental scops owl (Otus sunia) is a species of scops owl found in eastern and southern Asia.It can be distinguished from the Collared scops owl by ¬†well marked underparts, a whitish scapular stripe and lack of pale a collar. There are two color morphs, namely grey and rufous. Sexes are alike. Some individuals may […]

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The Owl Story

Owls have been always very fascinating to me since I saw the first one in Central park, Kolkata in 2015, a Spotted Owlet. ¬†Back then it was just an winter visitor to the park, it would come, breed and when the chicks are well fledged would fly away . Though, soon later enough it became […]

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Spotted Owlet ( Athene brama )

Spotted Owlet (Athene brama) Widely distributed in Southern Asia spanning from Iran to Vietnam, and Indian subcontinent to Southeast Asia, except for peninsular Thailand and Myanmar, the Spotted Owlet is a raptor i.e., a bird of prey. It is one of the most familiar owl species you would ever come across. In Bengali, this raptor […]

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