Pharaoh Eagle-Owl

Bubo ascalaphus - Grand-duc ascalaphe

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Bubo

  • Species
    :

    ascalaphus

Descriptor

Savigny, 1809

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 50 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 1900 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

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

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Grand-duc ascalaphe,
  • Búho Desértico,
  • Bufo -do-deserto,
  • Wüstenuhu,
  • egyiptomi uhu,
  • Woestijnoehoe,
  • Gufo reale del deserto,
  • Ökenberguv,
  • Ørkenhubro,
  • výr púšťový,
  • výr bledý,
  • Ørkenhornugle,
  • aavikkohuuhkaja,
  • duc del desert,
  • puchacz pustynny,
  • tuksneša ūpis,
  • Филин фараонов,
  • サバクワシミミズク,
  • 荒漠雕鸮,
  • 法老鵰鴞,

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Freshwater Springs and Oases ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Desert : Hot ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas

Geographic range

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