Oriental Bird Images

Buffy Fish Owl Ketupa ketupu ketupu   - Adult
Buffy Fish Owl
Photographer : © Kaustav Banerjee
Location :Sunderbans, West Bengal, India
Date : 5 July 2014
English synonyms:Buffy Fish-Owl, Malay Fish Owl, Malay Fish-Owl, Malaysian Fish Owl, Malaysian Fish-Owl, Javan Fish Owl, Javan Fish-Owl
Bird Family :Strigidae - Typical Owls
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :We found this owl during the early hours of evening and it was on the hunt for fish. It was perched on an empty branch and gave us ample opportunities to make some stunning images before flying off into the deeper interiors. - KB