Birds of Colombia

    STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae (Owls)  
Genus: Pulsatrix (2 species, 3 worldwide)

Band-bellied Owl
Band-bellied Owl (Pulsatrix melanota melanota)
Photograph by Dominic Sherony     Copyright and usage info

Smaller than its closest relative, the Spectacled Owl. Vocal at night and seems common in its range.

Spectacled Owl
Spectacled Owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata)
Zoo Ave, Costa Rica  

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