"Raphael" Pharaoh Eagle Owl

Raphael is a Pharaoh Eagle Owl

  • Smallest eagle owl.
  • A desert owl distributed throughout much of Northern Africa and the Middle East.
  • Nests on rock clifs, gorges, pyramids and mountain slopes.
  • Eats crustaceans, spiders, scorpions, birds, reptiles and mammels.
  • Captive bred by Stephen Schabel at the Center For Birds Of Prey, Charleston, SC.
  • Flew in the summer of 2012 at Jonathan Wood's "Raptor Project" Flight Show in New York.