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Etosha National Park


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 576 mm
Exposure 1/500 s, f/7.1, ISO 400 
Image size 502 x 667 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Afrika-Zwergohreule Dutch  Afrikaanse Dwergooruil
Italian  Assiolo africano Spanish  Autillo Africano


One of the 50 ear-tufted species of the gender Otus, which roosts on branches close to a tree trunk, indiscernible during the day.

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African Scops Owl
Otus senegalensis
Petit-duc africain

Jean-Michel PAULUS