Saturday, December 10, 2016

Spotted Owlet at Hebbal Park, Bangalore

Hebbal Lake in north Bangalore is favourite spot for various colourful birds. People have identified nearly 100 spices of birds here. One among them is Spotted Owlet.



It is a small and stocky bird with upper parts that are grey-brown, heavily spotted with white. The underparts are white, streaked with brown. The facial disc is pale and the with yellow eyes. It has a white neckband and supercilium. 



It is a common resident of open habitats including farmland and human habitation. It feeds on insects and small vertebrates.



22 comments:

Nancy Chan said...

Its a cute little owl. Have a beautiful day, Rajesh!

Devilish Angel said...

Scary Owl looks cute...

Jeevan said...

Superb capture on the owlet and beautiful detail on its features!

Christine said...

What a beautiful owl! Love these photos!

Gattina said...

the owl is too cute ! I love owls they have the same eyes as my cat !

rupam sarma said...

Great clicks

Fun60 said...

It looks a beautiful bird. Great photos.

Phil Slade said...

Lovely picture, the top one. Eyeing you up Rajesh.

Al said...

That is a beautiful bird, and your captures are excellent, especially that first one.

GreenComotion said...

Hi Rajesh-
Stunning captures of the Owl, both in dim light and in bright light.
Thanks for visiting me.
Have a Happy Weekend!
Peace :)

Alexa T said...

Amazing and lovely bird, as well! A funny owl with big eyes! Many thanks for sharing these nice images! A good weekend!

krishna said...

Nice photograph of the owl.. How you manage to take a snap...

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Sweet little bird. I am still waiting to get my first owl pic in the wild.
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Anuradha Premkumar said...

clear snap of owl...super..

joshidaniel.com said...

excellent :)

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Oh he is so cute -- how great to spot the spotted owl )))

Breathtaking said...

Hello Rajesh!:) Beautifully captures photos of this darling little Spotted Owl.:)

FOREST SNAPPER said...

What fantastic eyes this bird has.

Mary Cromer said...

How precious, just beautiful Owlet!

edenhills said...

I love owls! What great images!

Connie Smiley said...

What a sweet face!

bettyl-NZ said...

Isn't he just gorgeous!