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Rufous Fishing-Owl

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Alternate name
Scotopelia ussheri Scientific name
Strigiformes Order
Strigidae Family
46-51 cm Length
Tropical lowland rainforest, mangroves, marshes, rivers streams. Found in:- Found in:-  Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Fish, mammals, birds, reptiles. Food  
2224 World Number
Vulnerable Status

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  Czech: Ketupa cervenavá, ketupa červenavá
Danish: Rødbrun Fiskeugle
German: Rotrückenfischeule, Rotrücken-Fischeule
English: Rufous Fishing Owl, Rufous Fishing-Owl, Rufous-backed Fishing-Owl, Ussher's Fishing Owl, Ussher's Fishing-Owl
Spanish: Búho Pescador Rufo, Cárabo Pescador Rojizo
Estonian: leet-kalakakk
Finnish: ghanankalapöllö, Ruskokalapöllö
French: Chouette-pêcheuse à dos roux, Chouette-pêcheuse rousse
Italian: Civetta pescatrice rossiccia, Gufo pescatore rossiccio
Japanese: akauokuifukurou
Japanese: アカウオクイフクロウ
Latin: Bubo ussheri, Scotopelia ussheri
Dutch: Rosse Visuil
Norwegian: Liberiaflodugle
Polish: rybiarka kreskowana
Russian: Красноспинная рыбная сова, Сова рыжая рыбная
Slovak: hlavana hrdzavá
Swedish: Rödbrun fiskuggla
Chinese: 棕渔鸮
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