Asian Barred Owlet
Small, relatively long-tailed owl, with darkly barred body; similar to Jungle, but larger, with buff, not rufous, primaries; body not so finely barred; longer, broader tail; lower flanks streaked not barred; heavily barred crown contrasts with spotted of Collared; also, no hind neck ‘face’; solitary, or in pairs; diurnal; often perches in open to search for prey; wags tail from side to side when disturbed or alarmed; undulating flight.
Most types of broadleaved subtropical and temperate hill forest of oak, rhododendron, pine; gardens; cultivation.
Birds; rodents; insects
Northern hills to Myanmar
A continuous, rapid, bubbling whistle, wowowowowowo;