oa Madoqua - Range extensions, food and breeding of the Marsh Owl in the northwestern Namib, South West Africa/Namibia
|Article Title||Range extensions, food and breeding of the Marsh Owl in the northwestern Namib, South West Africa/Namibia|
|© Publisher:||Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism|
|Affiliations||1 Directorate of Nature Conservation and Recreational Resorts, Katima Mulilo, SWA/Namibia|
|Publication Date||Jan 1989|
|Pages||47 - 49|
|Keyword(s)||Diet, Distribution, Insects, lnsectivora, Nest sites, Nestlings, Parental behaviour, Prey items, Rodentia, Scarabidae and Tenebrionidae|
Marsh owls Asio capensis were found at 13 localities along the northwestern Namib, SWA/Narnibia. Three nests were found. These records indicate a more extensive distribution along the Namib coast than was previously rhought. Observations were made on the owl's hunting methods, food, breeding biology and behaviour near thc nest.
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