Cape Eagle-Owl

Bubo capensis - Grand-duc du Cap

Grand-duc du Cap
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Bubo

  • Species
    :

    capensis

Descriptor

Smith, A, 1834

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 58 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 900 à 1800 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Cape Eagle-Owl (Bubo capensis) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Bubo capensis dillonii (Ethiopia and Eritrea)
  • Bubo capensis mackinderi (Kenya to w Mozambique)
  • Bubo capensis capensis (South Africa and s Namibia)

Foreign names

  • Grand-duc du Cap,
  • Búho de El Cabo,
  • Bufo do Cabo,
  • Kapuhu,
  • fokföldi uhu,
  • Kaapse Oehoe,
  • Gufo reale del Capo,
  • Kapuv,
  • Kopjehubro,
  • výr škvrnitý,
  • výr kapský,
  • Kaphornugle,
  • afrikanhuuhkaja,
  • Kaapse Ooruil,
  • duc del Cap,
  • puchacz przylądkowy,
  • Капский филин,
  • イワワシミミズク,
  • 海角雕鸮,
  • 南非鵰鴞,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Desert : Hot ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas

Geographic range

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