Skip to Content

African Barred Owlet

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa

Moderator: hilda

User avatar
Posts: 135
Joined: Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:40 am
Location: Johannesburg

African Barred Owlet

Unread postby K-4S » Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:06 pm

This is one for the birders.

I recently saw a picture of an African Barred Owlet and wanted to ask if anyone has seen one lately in the Kruger and where it was? The Roberts Bird Guide of the Kruger National Park and adjacent lowveld says that is found most commly in the hills around Punda Maria and in some camps such as Letaba.

Could anyone verify this for me as I would love to go in search to see one of these lovely birds myself.

Going to Shingwedzi, Letaba and Tamboti in Feb so I will keep an eye peeled!

Thanks 8)
November 2015

January 2016

July 2016
Shingwedzi | Punda Maria

User avatar
Posts: 14822
Joined: Tue Mar 22, 2005 6:31 pm
Location: Ballito, KZN North Coast, South Africa

Re: African Barred Owlet

Unread postby Elsa » Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:35 pm

Have a read through African Barred Owlet
Sure there will be some good info in there. :thumbs_up:
Where ever you go, go with all your Heart.

User avatar
Forum Assistant
Forum Assistant
Posts: 17176
Joined: Fri Apr 06, 2007 6:39 am
Location: Pretoria SA

Re: African Barred Owlet

Unread postby hilda » Tue Dec 31, 2013 5:16 am

I need to find one as well! We only found Pearl Spotted Owlets so far, and since we will be at Biyamiti on 13 and 14 January 2014, we'll try our best to find an African Barred Owlet! :dance: :dance:
The secret of life is not to do what you like, but to like what you do. - Unknown.

User avatar
Johan van Rensburg
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Legendary Virtual Ranger
Posts: 2641
Joined: Wed Sep 06, 2006 3:33 pm
Location: Jam Street

Re: African Barred Owlet

Unread postby Johan van Rensburg » Tue Dec 31, 2013 5:53 am

Elsa wrote:Have a read through African Barred Owlet
Sure there will be some good info in there. :thumbs_up:

Like Elsa suggests, it is ALWAYS a good idea to check out the specie threads listed in the Bird Index. We have 620 southern African species listed (still growing steadily), most threads with tonnes of information and personnal observations you just cannot find anywhere else!
675 Latest lifers: Short-clawed lark, Caspian plover, Western marsh harrier, Rüppell's vulture

Return to “Birding in Southern Africa”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest