Behavioural ethogram of Spotted Owlet Athene brama (Temminck, 1821)

  title={Behavioural ethogram of Spotted Owlet Athene brama (Temminck, 1821)},
  author={Ashish N Nerlekar and Gaurang G Gowande and P. S. Joshi},
  journal={Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society},
  • Ashish N Nerlekar, Gaurang G Gowande, P. S. Joshi
  • Published 2014
  • Geography
  • Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society
  • The Spotted Owlet Athene brama is a common nocturnal raptor widely distributed in the Indian Subcontinent and neighbouring regions. Though subject to some studies, there is only fragmentary data available on its behaviour. Hence, we undertook a study in an urban habitat to construct a comprehensive behavioural ethogram of the species. A pair of Spotted Owlets with two juveniles was observed near their nesting site in the Fergusson College campus, Pune. Following the focal animal sampling method… CONTINUE READING