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Kenyan Eagle Owl

Bubo capensis mackinderi

The Kenyan, or Mackinder’s eagle owl, is a subspecies of the eagle owl. There are over 140 species of owl worldwide.



Size: 48 - 58cm
Weight: 0.9 - 1.8kg



The Kenyan eagle owl is found in the rocky mountain grasslands and evergreen forests of Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.



The Kenyan eagle owl’s main food consists of small rodents, but it is known to feed on a variety of prey, including fruit bats, birds, snakes and insects.



The female lays 2 or 3 eggs in a nest on the ground, on rocky hillsides or cliff ledges. The eggs are incubated for approximately 35 days, mainly by the female.



The Kenyan eagle owl is not considered to be endangered.

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