Strigidae

Asian Barred Owlet / Barred Owlet Glaucidium cuculoides Vigors, 1831

Asian Barred Owlet / Barred Owlet Glaucidium cuculoides Vigors, 1831

Local Name: Khurule pencha (bengali)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Gajoldoba, Jalpaiguri, 25/01/2020

Adult

©Chiranjib Dutta
Rontong, Darjeeling, 24/02/2018

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Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis J.F. Gmelin, 1788

Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis J.F. Gmelin, 1788

Local Name: Bhutum Pencha (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Chiranjib Dutta
Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary, South 24 Paraganas, 15/04/2017

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Brown Hawk owl / Brown Boobook Ninox scutulata Raffles, 1822

Brown Hawk owl / Brown Boobook Ninox scutulata Raffles, 1822

Local Name: Kal Pencha (Bengali)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Koushik mondal
Diamond harbour, South 24 Paraganas, 15/02/2020

Adult

©Chiranjib Dutta
Rabindrasarobar, Kolkata, 11/11/2018

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©Sagar Adhurya
Rasikbeel, Cooch Behar/Koch Bih, 16/03/2017

Buffy fish owl / Malay Fish owl Ketupa ketupu Horsfield, 1821

Buffy fish owl / Malay Fish owl Ketupa ketupu Horsfield, 1821

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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©Debayan Gayen
Sundarban Tiger Reserve, South 24 Paraganas, 08/03/2020

©Debayan Gayen
Sundarban Tiger Reserve, South 24 Paraganas, 08/03/2020

Adult female

©Chiranjib Dutta
Sundarbans, South 24 Paraganas, 17/08/2019

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Collared Scops Owl Otus lettia Hodgson, 1836

Collared Scops Owl Otus lettia Hodgson, 1836

Local Name: Tharkavi Chughad (Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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©Sagar Adhurya
Simantapally, Santiniketan, Birbhum, 18/12/2015

Common Barn Owl/Western Barn Owl Tyto alba (Scopoli, 1769)

Common Barn Owl/Western Barn Owl Tyto alba (Scopoli, 1769)

Local Name: Lokkhi pecha (Bangla); Kuraya/Karail ullu/Buri churi (Hindi); Rata mogul (Kashmiri); Sunahiri ulloo (Punjabi); Revi devi (Gujrati); Gavhani Ghubad (Marathi); Lokkhi Pecha (Oriya); Chavu kuruvi (Tamil); Chavu pitta (Telugu); Veli munga (Malayalam); Goobe (Kannada); Bakamuna (Sinhala)

IUCN threatened Category: Choose IUCN threatened Category


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Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
CRPF campus, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 05/12/2013

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Indian Eagle Owl/Rock Eagle-Owl Bubo bengalensis Franklin, 1831

Indian Eagle Owl/Rock Eagle-Owl Bubo bengalensis Franklin, 1831

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adut

©Binay Kr Rungta
Jhalda, Purulia, 19/10/2013

Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Susunia Pahar, Bankura, 01/10/2018

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Indian Scops Owl Otus bakkamoena

Indian Scops Owl Otus bakkamoena

Local Name: কালপেঁচা (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 26/10/2013

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Garh Jungle, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 31/05/2018

Adult

©Satyajit Mandal
Pandaveswar, Paschim Bardhaman, 26/01/2019

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Jungle Owlet / Barred Jungle Owlet Glaucidium radiatum Tickell, 1833

Jungle Owlet / Barred Jungle Owlet Glaucidium radiatum Tickell, 1833

Local Name: Chhoto Kalpencha (Bangla); Jangli Chugad (Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Binay Kr Rungta
Jhalda, Purulia, 01/02/2017

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
MAMC Central Park, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 01/04/2014

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Adult

©Kaustav Khan
Purulia, West Bengal, India., Purulia, 26/01/2019

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Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
MAMC Central Park, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 01/04/2014

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Santiniketan, Birbhum, 09/06/2017

Oriental Scops Owl Otus sunia

Oriental Scops Owl Otus sunia

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult rufous morph

©Koushik mondal
Diamond harbour, South 24 Paraganas, 14/02/2020

Adult, brown morph

©Saheli Basuri
MAMC, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 25/05/2018

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Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Pontoppidan, 1763

Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Pontoppidan, 1763

Local Name: Ravayido dhuvad(Gujrati), Pucha munga(Malayalam), Bassa(Sinhala), Bukhamoonu(Maldives), Chutkanna Ullu(Hindi), Chotya Kanache Ghubad(Marathi)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Prasil Biswas
Bosipota, Hugli/Hooghly, 01/02/2019

Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Andal, Paschim Bardhaman, 12/01/2015

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Spotted Owlet Athene brama Temminck, 1821

Spotted Owlet Athene brama Temminck, 1821

Local Name: Kuture Pencha/Khurhule Pencha (Bengali); Chittidar Chugad (Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Bardhaman, Purba Bardhaman, 05/12/2019

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Bali Island, South 24 Paraganas, 04/11/2019

Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Hatsimul, Purba Bardhaman, 01/02/2016

Adult

©Sandip Sinha
KMP, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 18/02/2017

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Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Santiniketan, Birbhum, 21/05/2018