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The Indian Owl or Indian Eagle-Owl or Rock Eagle-owl or Bengal Eagle-owl with the
scientific name as Bubo bengalensis is a large horned owl found in India. They were earlier considered as a subspecies of the Eurasian Eagle-Owl.
They are generally large owls which have tufts over their head. The quick classification of this species is given below,
This species is a large owl which is splashed with brown and grey over its body. Dark and light morphs of this bird are noticed. The facial disc is colored with dull brownish-yellow to buffy, with a prominent blackish rim. Eyebrows are whitish at the center of the face. They have a large ear and orange colored eyes. One could find a blackish line at the center of each eye and it continues upto a dark ear tufts. Forehead has small blackish flecks and is buffy brown in color. They have a greenish to black colored bill. Chin and throat are whitish. This bird occurs with dark and light morphs.