• The Arabian Eagle Owl, previously unsighted in the UAE, has recently been discovered
  • The owl typically inhabits different parts of Dhofar, Oman, but few scattered records also attest its presence in the Hajar Mountains of Oman
  • It is also found in Yemen and in the Asir Mountains of Saudi Arabia, along the Red Sea coast
  • Very little is known on its ecology and behavior in the Arabian Peninsula

The Arabian Eagle Owl tends to live in open woodland, rocky hillsides with scattered thorny shrubs (WAM) © Copyright 2017 Emirates News Agency (WAM)

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