Birds of Colombia

    STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae (Owls)  
Genus: Strix (4 species, 22 worldwide)

Genus Strix are large stocky round-headed owls, around 35 to 40 cm., and include the well-known North Americann Barred Owl.

Rufous-banded Owl
Rufous-banded Owl (Strix albitarsis albitarsis)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia
  Found at over 2500 meters.

Black-banded Owl
Black-banded Owl (Strix huhula)
Manu, Peru,  
Photograph by Joel N. Rosenthal   © All Rights Reserved.

Black-and-white Owl
Black-and-white Owl (Strix nigrolineata)
Minca, Magdalena, Colombia  

Mottled Owl
Mottled Owl (Strix virgata)
OtĂșn Quimbaya Wildlife Sanctuary, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia  

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