Black-and-white Owl (Ciccaba nigrolineata)

The Black-and-white Owl is very big, and usually perches high up in the trees. The face of the owl is black, with an orange beak and large eyes, which enable the bird to hunt effectively during the night. From the throat to the vent, it shows fine barring in black and white, hence the name. We usually hear its call at my parent’s home during the evening, however this was the first time I saw it resting inside a bamboo forest.

Black-and-white Owl - Ciccaba nigrolineata - Lechuza Blanco y Negro

From the trail, it just looked like a black blob, but it was amazing to watch as it rests on the bamboo

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