The critically endangered Forest Owlet, Heteroglaux blewitti. [Explored]

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    1. Marvin Beatty Photography 51 months ago | reply

      I got my first owl the other day, too! He/she screeched and dive-bombed me... www.flickr.com/photos/instamarv/4377195699/

    2. Linda DV (on the old layout with a hacking tool) 50 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Nice Animals : FRONTPAGE CONTEST : BLUE ANIMALS, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      great capture

    3. tinyfishy (Finally Home Again) 50 months ago | reply

      Wow, that look back is priceless !!!

    4. rufaro 50 months ago | reply

      Wonderful capture!! What a flexible neck!!

    5. Tuhin Subhra Dey 50 months ago | reply

      nice expressions :-P

    6. *iris-hues* 50 months ago | reply

      That must have been one hell of an exciting trip Tarique.
      LOved reading the blog.
      Another wonderful capture.
      Went to Sariska, and did find two owlets..i thought they were spotted one.... didnt find the park guides too helpful with identification...your post inspires me to find out more the difference between the these various species..
      tfs

    7. HipChicklette (perenially catching up) 50 months ago | reply

      So beautiful! What a great capture.

      Thank you for your visit and kind words :)

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    8. Diddlecome Dawcock 50 months ago | reply

      A gorgeous bird :)

    9. Naseer Ommer 50 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Discover Planet, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      Beauty, very well caught

    10. RashmiNair 50 months ago | reply

      Well captured !

    11. raul_the_truck 50 months ago | reply

      Great shot! Amazing bird!

    12. NNTON 47 months ago | reply

      So cute I like too.

    13. Eddi van W. 47 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Creative Commons- Free Pictures, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      beautiful ;)
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    14. rorymccann2010 39 months ago | reply

      Great shot!
      I was wondering whether you'd be happy for me to use your image to draw from? I'm having an exhibition in Cambridge next spring themed by endangered species - an awareness raising effort. I'd love to include the Forest Owlet in the line up.
      Thanks and best wishes, Rory

    15. Tarique Sani 39 months ago | reply

      Hi Rory - go ahead use the picture....

    16. Lay Man 37 months ago | reply

      Amazing snap again,sir. Well, I just wished to know, how one can differentiate between the spotted owlet and jungle owlet when one sees him from behind. I know from the front, I mean generally, forest owlet has a typical scaly pattern and spotted owlet has normal spots.

    17. Tarique Sani 37 months ago | reply

      Forest owlet which is critically endangered is not the same as Jungle Owlet your comment seems to indicate. Any bird book will be able to tell you the differences
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    18. Lay Man 37 months ago | reply


      Okh. So, there is this third kind of bird which exists and forest owlet and jungle owlet are different. There is nothing on it in Dr. Salim Ali's book.

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