Spotted Owlet at Van Vihar National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India
Spotted Owlet at Van Vihar National Park is a greyish-brown stocky bird streaked with white spots - it has distinctive white eyebrows and neckband too.
Spotted Owlets are nocturnal though it may not be uncommon to sight them during the day. Perched in a tree it preys on insects bats, toads, small snakes and eats even scorpions.
Spotted Owlets have a loud and a harsh call that you may hear when it is active at dawn or dusk. How to reach Van Vihar National Park?