Scientific Classification

Order Strigiformes
Family Strigidae
Genus Bubo
Class Aves
Scientific Name Bubo bubo  hemachalana
Himalayan Eagle-owl
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Himalayan Eagle-owl Description

  • The Himalayan eagle-owl is a partly migratory bird.
  • There is a dark longitudinal pattern on the undersides of a bird.

Size & Weight

  • WING CHORD: (Male) 420–485 mm (16.5–19.1 in) (Female) 450–505 mm (17.7–19.9 in)
  • BILL LENGTH: 42–45 mm (1.7–1.8 in)
  • TAIL LENGTH: 301 mm (11.9 in)
  • TARSUS LENGTH: 78 mm (3.1 in)

Range

Himalayas, Tibet, Russian Turkestan, Dzungarian Alatau, western Kunlun Mountains, Turkmenistan, Pakistan (northern Baluchistan)