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lechuza de campanario

tyto alba - orden de las strigiformes


lechúza de campanario de tamaño pequeño, posiblemente de unos 22 cms. de altura, de plumaje blanco y pardo.


Sierra ecuatoriana - Latacunga, capital de la provincia de Cotopaxi. (hbit en otros sectores de la región).

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@ birthlady6000:
Thank you for your comment, sorry i reply 8 months later...this owl, called belfry owl (its common name) and its scientific is tyto alba. It is possibly 22 cms. height and its plumage is white and brown.
I found it in the Ecuadorian mountain range, in Latacunga, at Cotopaxi province; but this owl lives in some other sectors of the region.
hope this information is useful for you.

birdlady6000 9 years ago

This looks like a Burrowing Owl, Athene cunicularia. Strix alba is a Barn Owl. Sorry I do not speak Spanish, but would love to read your comment and description in English if someone could translate?Thanks! Cute pic!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 9 years ago

Precioso especimen!
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Provincia de Cotopaxi, Ecuador

Spotted on Jul 7, 2011
Submitted on Aug 17, 2011

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