The Maned Owl is a medium-sized owl with long, bushy ear-tufts. These, together with the elongated feathers on the sides of the head and nape, give the bird a maned appearance.
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Distribution: Patchy distribution from Liberia east to Ghana and mainly from south Cameroon to River Congo and north central, south central and east central Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Original Description: Büttikofer, Johann. 1889. Notes from the Rijksmuseum van Natuurl. Historie. (Notes Leyden Mus.) 11: p. 34.