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Eastern Grass Owl Tyto longimembris longimembris   - Adult in flight
Eastern Grass Owl
Photographer : © Chewang Bonpo
Location :grasslands, Izzam-ghat, Mishmi Hills, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Date : 10 March 2012
English synonyms:Grass Owl, Australasian Grass Owl, Australian Grass Owl, Eastern Grass-Owl
Bird Family :Tytonidae - Barn Owls, Grass Owls, Masked Owls & Bay Owls
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :We were on a search for a Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis, which had landed a half a kilometer away from us in a grassland. We were walking towards the bird in thick tall grass when I flushed this owl out ... managed a couple of shots. This might be the first photographic record from India. - CB