Ptilopsis granti   Southern White-faced Owl  Witwanguil
Southern White-faced Owl
Vaalwater, Dec 2019

A breeding resident. A mainly thorn savanna species that occurs widely on the Springbok Flats and in other fringing thornveld areas, but it is rare and very sparsely recorded in the Waterberg (recorded in 4% of the Waterberg pentads); occurs singly, or in pairs while breeding; detected mostly at night from its cheerful hooting call. Breeds in summer.

Southern White-faced Owl Waterberg distribution

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