Fish owl


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(Zool.) a fish-eating owl of the Old World genera Scotopelia and Ketupa, esp. a large East Indian species (K. Ceylonensis).

See also: Fish

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When this technology was applied in a population survey for Blakiston's fish owl, an endangered species, conducted by the Wild Bird Society of Japan, the technology provided improved detection accuracy and greater survey efficiency, including massively shortening the time required for sound data analysis, contributing to an expansion in the survey area.
The brown fish owl that was rescued from captivity loves a well-done piece of meat rather than the raw stuff.
The bird species found here include the small minivet, black-hooded oriole, mangrove whistler, cinnamon bittern, swamp francolin, grey-headed fishing eagle, brown fish owl, osprey, purple sunbird, pale-billed flowerpecker, loten's sunbird, striated babbler, striped tit-babbler, brown-cheeked fulvetta, lemon-rumped warbler, brown-winged kingfisher, purple heron, fulvous-breasted woodpecker, northern eagle owl.
The largest owls are two of the eagle owls - the Eurasian Eagle Owl and Blakiston's Fish Owl - which may reach a size of 28 inches long - and have a wingspan of almost 6.6 ft, and an average weight of nearly 10lb.