Ciccaba virgata BirdLife International (). Ciccaba virgata Stotz et al. (). Ciccaba virgata SACC (). Strix virgata (Cassin, ). Taxonomic Source(s): . Mottled Owl · Strix virgata · (Cassin, ). Order: STRIGIFORMES foreground recordings and 45 background recordings of Strix virgata. Total recording. Mottled Owl ~ Strix virgata (Ciccaba virgata). Introduction. The Mottled Owl is a medium-sized owl with a rounded head and no ear-tufts.
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Owls of the World. Mottled owl Conservation status.
Its large eyes are adapted for sight at low levels of light, and its hearing is also acute. Barn Owls to Hummingbirds “.
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. There are a few ways by which you can help the development of this page, such as joining the Flickr group for photos or providing translations of the site in addition languages. It is a predator and at night often perches on a branch beside a glade or at the edge of woodland on the lookout for prey. Mottled Owl Ciccaba virgata Cassin, Retrieved from ” https: The tail feathers are dark brown above, with narrow whitish bars.
A Guide to the Owls of the World “. Syrnium virgatum Avibase ID: The female often answers with a high whinny – wheeahrr.
The territorial song of the male is a series of equally spaced, short guttural hoots with an explosive frog-like character – gwow gwow gwow gwow gwow gwot. Recommended citation Holt, D. N South America the Guianas Ciccaba virgata borelliana: Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features! Movements Resident, with evidence that adults maintain same home range and territory for multiple seasons Retrieved 13 October Retrieved 26 November Tarsi are feathered, and the toes are virgataa and coloured grey to yellowish-grey or brownish-grey.
Primary and secondary humid forest, drier wooded areas, plantations and even thorny forest.
This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat Eyes are dark brown. Eyebrows and whiskers are less prominent. Underparts are whitish to pale buff, mottled dusky at the sides of virbata breast. The mottled owl has a very wide range and the number of individual birds has been estimated to be somewhere between five hundred thousand and five million. Search Avibase search Browse by families. Allocco maculato, Civetta marezzata Japanese: Lechuza estriada Spanish Venezuela: Three N races Mexico to W Panama recently treated as forming a separate species, differing from S forms mainly in vocalizations, but also in plumage ciccaa in smaller size R ; further study required, including genetic analyses.
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Mottled Owl Ciccaba virgata. Occurs in light and dark morphs, found in drier and humid areas respectively. In general, darker with underparts darker yellowish-buff or ochraceous-buff with breast sides heavily viegata dark brown.
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Habitat Wide variety of forest and thickety edge: Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. The nest is usually a natural hole in a tree, but sometimes it is an old nest of a larger bird.
Flight feathers are dark brown, barred whitish or pale grey.
Status and conservation Not globally threatened Least Concern. Hunting is normally from a perch, but may catch insects in flight. Lechuza Chillona, Lechuza Colilarga Estonian: Philadelphia 4 p. Contribute There are a few ways by which you can help the development of this page, such as joining the Flickr group for photos or providing translations of the site in addition languages.
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International Union for Conservation of Nature. Typical call – Chiapas, Mexico. The male claims territory by singing. Skip to main content.