The call of the Fraser’s eagle owl resembles the sound of a small engine.
The male sings a song that lasts 15 – 20 seconds.
Size & Weight
BODY-LENGTH: 39 – 45 cm
WEIGHT: 575 – 815 g
WING LENGTH: (Males) 276 – 318 mm (Females) 296 – 333 mm
Lowland evergreen, forest edges, clearings, cardamom plantations; altitude 1600 meters
Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone
Insects, frogs, small birds, mice, squirrels, fruit bat, bushbabies, arthropods, frogs, reptiles
Number of Eggs
February – May (Liberia)
July – December (Cameroon)