Oriental Horned Owl has been found in Kalyan City
Did you know about Oriental Horned Owl?
Very few people know about this bird. This bird is somewhat smaller in size than other owls and is characterized by dark yellow eyes and dark brown feathers. This bird is mostly found in East and South Asia.
On February 25th 2023, a rare Oriental Horned Owl has been found in Kalyan City and has been given a lifeline by a bird friend. He was stuck in the net of a moth. (Rare Oriental Scops Owl found in Kalyan; A bird friend gave his life)
Municipal secretary Sanjay Jadhav informed bird friend Mahesh Bankar about this as the citizens coming for a walk in the Gandhari area found a bird stuck in the net of a moth. Mahesh Bankar also immediately rushed to Gandhari area and rescued the bird stuck in the net of the kite.
Bird friend Mahesh Bankar informed that this bird is Oriental Scops Owl and it is a rare bird. His body was dehydrated due to being trapped in the bed for many hours and due to the sun. But now his condition is stable and he will be released in his natural habitat tonight, said Bunkar.