Verreaux's Eagle Owl

Verreaux's Eagle Owl photo © Michael Plagens

Big owl with pink eyelids and a black border around a white facial disc.

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Spotted Eagle-Owl

Spotted Eagle-Owl, © Michael Plagens

Large nocturnal bird with large eyes, ear tufts roosting in dense, shady tree by day.

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Pearl-spotted Owlet

Pearl-spotted Owlet, © Michael Plagens

Small owl sometimes active by day. Longish tail and a pair of eyespots on the nape of the neck.

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African Scops Owl

African Scops Owl, © Michael Plagens

Small-sized, streaked owl with distinct ear tufts.

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Northern White-faced Owl

Northern White-faced Scops Owl, © Michael Plagens

Small-sized owl with largely white feathers about the face with a black border. Capable of a narrowed, upright posture.

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Kenya Natural History

Copyright Michael J. Plagens, Page created 3 January 2017,
updated 13 Jan. 2017.

By no means am I an expert on the Natural History of Kenya. I am a novice exploring this part of the World. By creating a page for the species as I learn about them I am teaching myself. If I make errors I expect that a kind person will let me know so that I can make corrections.