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Pearl-spotted owlet (Glaucidium perlatum) perched in a tree. This small owl inhabits open woodland and scrubland in sub-Saharan Africa. It reaches a length of less than 20 centimetres and so is often termed an owlet. Photographed in the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, Kalahari Desert, South Africa.
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