Kétoupa roux / Tawny Fish Owl

Ketupa flavipes

(Hodgson, 1836)

/ Bubo flavipes :
- Kétoupa roux ;
- Tawny fish owl ;
- Búho pescador leonado - Búho pescador amarillento ;
- Coruja-pescadora ;
- Gufo pescatore fulvo ;
- Himalaya-Fischuhu ;
- Himalayavisuil ;
- Vuorikalahuuhkaja ;
- Himalayafiskuv ;
- Гималайский рыбный филин ;
- ketupa rdzawa ;
- ウオミミズク ;
- 黄腿渔鸮

Ordre : Strigiformes / Famille : Strigidés - Strigidae / Genre : Ketupa /
Espèce : flavipes - Espèce monotypique.

Tawny Fish Owl (Ketupa flavipes)  is one of the largest owls in India. This bird, as the name suggests, thrives on a diet of fish and hence it can be seen in wooded areas near streams, rivers and ponds. This specimen was photographed at the Dhikala Zone of the Corebett National Park, Uttarakhand.

Koshy Koshy / (CC BY 2.0) 

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I hope owl is sleeping on an island in the sun enjoying his life as an ex shadow beast who is still very much alive (and might be the only character I like who doesn’t die)