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
widespread, but everywhere scarce, locally endangered

Here is the name of the Aharoni’s Eagle owls we have at the sanctuary: