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Bubo bubo (Eurasian Eagle-Owl)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Eurasian eagle-owl (Bubo bubo) is a species of eagle-owl that resides in much of Eurasia. It is sometimes called the European eagle-owl and is, in Europe, where it is the only member of its genus besides the snowy owl (B. scandiacus), occasionally abbreviated to just eagle-owl. It is one of the largest species of owl, and females can grow to a total length of 75 cm (30 in), with a wingspan of 188 cm (6 ft 2 in), males being slightly smaller. This bird has distinctive ear tufts, with upper parts that are mottled with darker blackish colouring and tawny and the wings and tail are barred. The underparts are a variably hued buff, streaked with darker colour. The facial disc is poorly developed and the orange eyes are distinctive.
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Infraspecies

Bubo bubo bengalensis (Rock Eagle-owl) (Attributes)
Bubo bubo borissowi (Eurasian eagle owl)
Bubo bubo bubo (Eurasian eagle owl)
Bubo bubo hemachalanus
Bubo bubo hispanus (Spanish eagle owl)
Bubo bubo interpositus (Aharoni's eagle owl)
Bubo bubo jakutensis (Eurasian eagle owl)
Bubo bubo kiautschensis (Northern eagle owl)
Bubo bubo nikolskii (Afghan Eurasian eagle owl)
Bubo bubo omissus
Bubo bubo ruthenus (Eastern Eurasian eagle-owl)
Bubo bubo sibiricus (Northern eagle owl)
Bubo bubo tarimensis (Eurasian eagle owl)
Bubo bubo tibetanus
Bubo bubo turcomanus (Steppe Eurasian eagle owl)
Bubo bubo ussuriensis (Eurasian eagle owl)
Bubo bubo yenisseensis (Eurasian eagle owl)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
18
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.70772
EDGE Score: 1.90326

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  5.922 lbs (2.686 kg)
Birth Weight [2]  80 grams
Female Weight [1]  6.596 lbs (2.992 kg)
Male Weight [1]  5.247 lbs (2.38 kg)
Weight Dimorphism [1]  25.7 %
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates)
Diet - Ectothermic [3]  10 %
Diet - Endothermic [3]  80 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  10 %
Forages - Mid-High [3]  10 %
Forages - Understory [3]  10 %
Forages - Ground [3]  80 %
Female Maturity [4]  2 years
Male Maturity [4]  2 years
Clutch Size [6]  3
Incubation [5]  35 days
Maximum Longevity [4]  68 years
Nocturnal [7]  Yes
Wing Span [8]  5.707 feet (1.74 m)

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Range Map

Distribution

Azas Zapovednik; Bassegi Zapovednik; Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Comblain-au-Pont et Angleur (Chaudfontaine; Comblain-au-Pont; Esneux; Liège; Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Hamoir et Comblain-au-Pont (Anthisnes; Comblain-au-Pont; Ferrières; Hamoir;;

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