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  Collared Owlet

 

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A Collared Owlet has a grayish brown scaled head, reddish brown upperparts with white barring, lighter underparts, yellow-black eyes and a yellow beak. It is the smallest owl in Asia, with a height of around 15 centimeters and weighing about 60 grams. In Thai it is named nok khao khrae, meaning ‘pygmy owl’. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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