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Black and White Owl

Strix nigrolineata

Description:

It is a medium-sized owl (40 cm in length and weigh between 400-535 grams), round head and no ear tufts. It has a striped black-and-white breast, belly, and vent. most of the face is black, The beak is a yellow-orange colour, and the eyes are a reddish brown. As an interesting fact, I have seen this owl hunting fishing bats ( Noctilio leporinus)

Habitat:

Bosque seco tropical y subtropical, bosque húmedo tropical y subtropical bajo y montano

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4 Comments

Thanks for all your comments.

Tukup
Tukup a month ago

Great catch. Cooperative bird 😊 Thanks Johathan.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a month ago

Handsome bird !

MichaelS
MichaelS a month ago

a stunning owl spotting, Jonathan!

Jonathan Sequeira
Spotted by
Jonathan Sequeira

Cartago Province, Costa Rica

Spotted on Mar 28, 2021
Submitted on Mar 30, 2021

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