Focal Length: 52 mm
Aperture: f 4.5
Exposure time: 1/60 sec
Capture date: 2010-Oct-05 07:39
Posted Around 3 years ago
This is the Otus bakkamoena or the Otus lettia or Otus angelinae, I'm not sure. Hmm.. it's difficult to identify a bird, or in this case, an owl.
These owls live all over South Asia (from India and South China to Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, etc). I made this shot at the bird market in Yogyakarta (Central Java), where you can find everything with wings and also other exotic animals like snakes, geckos and bats.
From since I was a child, I always had this uncomfortable and sad feeling when watching animals in cages. It was no different here. An animal just doesn't belong in a cage.
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Ja de ID van deze kleine uil is lastig, heb precies het zelfde soort gezien op de vogelmarkt in Melang (ook foto van maar nog niet gepost). Heeft toch een hoge zieligheidsfactor om zo'n mooi beestje in zo'n kooi te zien.
Seen in my contacts' photos. (?)