The Brown Wood Owl is a medium large (45-57cm) owl. The upperparts are uniformly dark brown, with faint white spotting on the shoulders. The underparts are buff with brown streaking.
The facial disc is brown or rufous, edged with white and without concentric barring. It has a white neckband.
Their eyes (irises) are dark brown.
Males and females look alike.
The Brown Wood Owl nests in a hole in a tree or on a forked trunk. The average clutch consists of two eggs.
Diet / Feeding
It feeds mainly on small mammals birds and reptiles.
Calls / Vocalizations
Its call is described as a a hoohoohoohoohoohoo or a loud scream.
Species Research by Sibylle Johnson
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