Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Pharaoh Eagle-Owl

Pharaoh Eagle-Owl Bubo ascalaphus

Described by: Savigny (1809)
Alternate common name(s): Desert Eagle-Owl, Savigny's Eagle-Owl
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Yotvata, Israel - Mar 21, 2002 © Joseph W. Hammond 
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N. Africa extending into the Sahara and Arabia;
(1) Morocco e. to Egypt (Sinai Peninsula), Near East to Syria and w. Iraq.
(2) Sahara s. to Mauritania, s. Mali, s. Niger, s. Chad, c. Sudan, nw. coastal Ethiopia, Arabia and s. Iraq.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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