Species: Bubo bubo
English Name: Eurasian Eagle Owl
Chinese Name: 鵰鴞
The Eurasian Eagle Owl is the largest owl in China, with 56-75 cm length. It has distinctive feathered legs and prominent ear tufts. Plumage is brown with black patterns on the mantle and covers and whitish streaked black on the breast and belly. It is occasional found in Coloane.
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– Department of Gardens and Green Areas, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region, South China Institute for Endangered Animals. (2010). Birds of Macao. Macao, SAR: Author.