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Spectacled Owl

Pulsatrix perspicillata

Description:

The spectacled owl, Pulsatrix perspicillata, is a large tropical owl native to the neotropics. It is a resident breeder in forests from southern Mexico and Trinidad, through Central America, south to southern Brazil, Paraguay and northwestern Argentina.[1] There are six subspecies.[2] One is occasionally treated as a separate species called the short-browed or brown spectacled owl[3] but the consensus is that it is still merely a race until more detailed analysis can be done.[4]

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4 Comments

Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH
Joseph CHIEF REDEARTH 10 months ago

Good one !

Pizza97
Pizza97 3 years ago

OMG this is so cute!

jcra-explorer7
jcra-explorer7 3 years ago

Wow that's awesome 👏🏻

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 3 years ago

The owls around there look easier to spot than here in California! Every owl around here is totally camo'ed out.

Aisse Gaertner
Spotted by
Aisse Gaertner

AM, Brazil

Spotted on Jun 18, 2017
Submitted on Jul 11, 2017

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