Pel's Fishing Owl

Scotopelia peli - Chouette-pêcheuse de Pel

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Scotopelia

  • Species
    :

    peli

Descriptor

Bonaparte, 1850

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 63 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 150 cm.
  • Weight
    : 2055 à 2325 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pel's Fishing Owl (Scotopelia peli) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Chouette-pêcheuse de Pel,
  • Cárabo Pescador Común,
  • Corujão-pesqueiro de Pel,
  • Bindenfischeule,
  • afrikai halászbagoly,
  • Pels Visuil,
  • Gufo pescatore di Pel,
  • Afrikansk fiskuggla,
  • Storflodugle,
  • hlavaňa rybárka,
  • ketupa Pelova,
  • Pel´s Fiskeugle,
  • kalapöllö,
  • Visuil,
  • duc pescador de Pel,
  • rybiarka duża,
  • Полосатая рыбная сова,
  • ウオクイフクロウ,
  • 横斑渔鸮,
  • 橫斑漁鴞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries

Geographic range

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