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Makunda Birds-1123 - Ninox scutulata | by Vijay Anand Ismavel
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Makunda Birds-1123 - Ninox scutulata

Brown Boobook (Brown Hawk Owl) chick - My daughter Hannah reported that an owl was hovering over an object on the ground near my home. This turned out to be a chick which had come out of a hollowed out branch of a tree that had broken off in recent stormy weather. This chick is too young to perch or fly and is recuperating in my home.


Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam


Date: 5th May 2013


Equipment: Nikon D300s with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

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Taken on May 4, 2013