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Northern White-faced Owls (Ptilopsis leucotis)

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The Northern White-faced Owls (Ptilopsis leucotis) is found in a band across Africa between the Sahara and the Equator. Specifically, it occurs in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo and Uganda.


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