Akun eagle-owl

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Akun eagle-owl
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Bubo
Species: B. leucostictus
Binomial name
Bubo leucostictus
Hartlaub, 1855
Countries in which the Akun eagle-owl is found

The Akun eagle-owl (Bubo leucostictus) is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is found in forests in Central and Western Africa. At 43 centimetres (17 in), it is the smallest eagle-owl in Africa and also the only African rainforest eagle-owl with yellow eyes.[citation needed]