spotted eagle owl
Birds of Namibia
Introduction: Spotted eagle owls (Bubo africanus) have a wide habitat range that includes desert to forest, grassland, open scrub, low rocky ridges. Trees for nesting and roosting can be up to 2km apart. Bathes and drinks regularly at available water sources, although can survive without water. Carries ticks.
Diet: Captures insects and bats on an aerial sortie, swallowing them at communal roosting sites. Hunts mainly at dusk and at night for hares, bushbabies, falcons, francolins and fruit bats. Small insects taken include snails, crabs, millipedes, large poisonous snakes, moths, mole-rats, dead fish and carrion.
Description: Medium-sized to large owl with strong legs, feet and bills. Rising and falling mellow hoot.
Breeding: Nests are scraped on flat surfaces. Females lay between 1 and 6 eggs in any month except for March. Incubation periods are around 30 days.
Size: 45cm. Weight: 700gm.
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Situated in on a hilltop with commanding views over the Klein Windhoek valley
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large hotel complex on the outskirts of town - near the Eros Airport
A large hotel and casino, situated next to the golf course on the outskirts of town
situated in central Windhoek this hotel has 154 rooms, a casino and several bars and dining areas