Scientific name: Bubo bubo interpositus
Height: 580mm to 710mm
Geographical distribution: Bessarabia, Crimea, Caucasus, Asia Minor, Palestine, Syria and Iran
Habitat: mountainous forest, semi-desert and rocky slopes

Aharoni's Eagle owl (Bubo bubo interpositus)

Aharoni’s Eagle owl (Bubo bubo interpositus)

Diet: large birds, a variety of small- and medium-sized mammals including rabbits and hares, roe deer fawns, young foxes, hedgehogs and farmyard cats. Also frogs, newts and crabs
Status:
widespread, but everywhere scarce, locally endangered

Here are the names of the Aharoni’s Eagle owls we have at the sanctuary:

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PALOMA