Spotted Eagle-Owl, Bubo africanus africanus
This species can be found from Arabia across Africa as far south as The Cape. This raceoccurs from Gabon to Zaire, s Uganda, central Kenya and s to the Cape. This image was taken in Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Western Cape. This bird has a greyish wash unlike cape eagle-Owl and an barred belly without dark blotches. It is also smaller than Cape Eagle-Owl.