Barred Eagle-Owl Bubo sumatranus

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Large horned owl with bottomless black eyes. Adults are distinctive within their range, sporting finely barred underparts, dark gray-brown wings, two long “horns” held horizontally, and a large bright yellow bill. Juveniles are milky white with faint gray bars all over the body and softer, shorter horns. Inhabits expansive forests and large parks from sea level up into the foothills. Gives deep resonant hoots, screams, and howls.

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