I believe the two smaller birds were the offspring of the eagle owl.
Just then sounded, very suddenly, the hoot of the eagle owl.
The great eagle owl which measures two feet and upwards will attack hares, rabbits, and young fawns.
But no chill ululations answered his imitations of the hoot of the eagle owl.
The so-called Egyptian eagle owl (Bubo ascalaphus) is rather rare, but the barn owl is common.