Verreaux’s (also known as Giant) Eagle-Owl is found across much of east and south Africa. We were fortunate to see this bird so close to the main road through the Park. Despite the poor light, its distinctive pink eyelids can be seen in this photo.
Location: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Family: Owls (Strigidae)
Species: Verreaux's Eagle-Owl (Bubo lacteus)
Date taken: 22/07/2011