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The spotted owlet (Athene brama) is a small owl which breeds in tropical Asia from India to Southeast Asia. A common resident of open habitats including farmland and human habitation, it has adapted to living in cities. They roost in small groups in the hollows of trees or in cavities in rocks or buildings. It nests in a hole in a tree or building, laying 3–5 eggs. Nests near human habitations may show higher breeding success due to increased availability of rodents for feeding young. The species shows great variation including clinal variation in size and forms a superspecies with the very similar little owl.
This species is nocturnal but is sometimes seen in the day. When disturbed from their daytime site, they bob their head and stare at intruders. It can often be located by the small birds that mob it while it is perched in a tree. It hunts a variety of insects and small vertebrates.
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Bski81 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2017
Pretty owl
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DebasishPhotos Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks .
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Maria-Schreuders Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful owl, faantastic photo 
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DebasishPhotos Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the comment.
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Maria-Schreuders Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
You´re so welcome Adorable Girl Anime Emoji (Double kawaii wink) V6 
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DebasishPhotos Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Love :D (Big Grin) 
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anastipanic Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Sooo cute :heart:
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DebasishPhotos Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks. Glad that you liked it.:) (Smile) 
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coldstares Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Absolutely beautiful! That is a wonderful shot, I know how challenging it can be to get good clear shots under the forest canopy. 
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DebasishPhotos Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks. It is really really very hard. Owls seldom comes in the open during daytime.
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coldstares Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Yeah you normally only see them in the day if you get to close and disturb them.
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DebasishPhotos Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
:) (Smile) 
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WillemSvdMerwe Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2016
Great shot and info!
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DebasishPhotos Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks. Glad that you liked it.:happybounce:  
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TutorialHoarder Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2016
I love it when DA becomes a documentary channel xD
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DebasishPhotos Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
;) (Wink) 
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vinsky2002 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2016
oh, wow! ... so wonderful :love:
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DebasishPhotos Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Glad that you liked it.Clap 
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vinsky2002 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2016
... :hug:
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Agent36496 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2016   Writer
Cutie ^_^
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DebasishPhotos Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D5200
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1/400 second
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F/13.0
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300 mm
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800
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Mar 13, 2016, 9:09:43 AM
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Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 (Windows)
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