Typical Owls (Strigidae)

Verreaux's Eagle-owl (Bubo lacteus) - HBW 5, p. 191

French: Grand-duc de Verreaux German: Blaßuhu Spanish: Búho Lechoso
Other common names: Giant/Milky Eagle-owl

Taxonomy: Strix lactea Temminck, 1820, Senegal.
No close relatives. Monotypic.

Distribution: Tropical W Africa patchily from Senegal and C Mali E to Cameroon, and from C Sudan, N Ethiopia and Somalia S to South Africa.