Eagle owls primarily live in the Palearctic region, although they can travel as far south as the Oriental Region and Ethiopian Region and as far north as the far reaches of Siberia. They are found in North Africa, Europe, The Middle East, and Asia.
Biogeographic Regions: palearctic ; oriental ; ethiopian
Other Geographic Terms: holarctic ; cosmopolitan
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