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Graceful flight This African Grass Owl - Tyto capensis was seen at Eagle Encounters, Spier Wine Farm.<br />
They have a rehabilitation program and where possible, rehabilitated birds are released to the wild. African grass owl,Barn Owl,Fall,Geotagged,Owl,South Africa,Stellenbosch,Tyto capensis Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Graceful flight

This African Grass Owl - Tyto capensis was seen at Eagle Encounters, Spier Wine Farm.
They have a rehabilitation program and where possible, rehabilitated birds are released to the wild.

    comments (6)

  1. Hope I'm correct on this species. Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks for the corrected ID :) Posted 4 years ago
  2. It's a lovely photo Albert. Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks, englishindiangirl :) Posted 2 years ago
  3. Wow, certainly is lovely! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Thanks, Stuart :) Posted 2 years ago

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The African grass owl is a species of owl in the Tytonidae family.
It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

The African grass owl ''Tyto capensis'' is considered Vulnerable in South Africa, with between 1 000 and 5 000 birds remaining in this country , 2000). The species is extirpated in south-western South.. more

Similar species: Owls
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Sep 26, 2016. Captured Mar 25, 2014 20:26 in Lynedoch Rd, South Africa.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/7.1
  • 1/2000s
  • ISO400
  • 78mm