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Spotted Owlet Athene brama indica   - Chick
Spotted Owlet
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Hamirsar Lake, Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 24 April 2013
English synonyms:Spotted Little Owl
Bird Family :Strigidae - Typical Owls
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Probably this baby fell out from its nest early morning before we came to the park for a morning walk. We tried to protect it from crows. Even though we were standing there but the crows were attacking the baby. In the end we gave it to a charitable trust who run an animal hospital to take care of it. - PM