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Forest Owlet

Athene blewitti

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Extremely localized small owl, restricted to parts of west-central India. Known locations are in lowland forest between 200 and 600 meters of elevation; appears to favor teak forests. Gray-brown with a white belly and severe-looking white eyebrows. Gives a steady “huhuhuhuhuhu,” as well as various yapping and screeching calls.

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