Crested Owl

Lophostrix cristata - Duc à aigrettes

Duc à aigrettes
juvenile
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Lophostrix

  • Species
    :

    cristata

Descriptor

Daudin, 1800

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 43 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 400 à 600 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Crested Owl (Lophostrix cristata) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Lophostrix cristata stricklandi (s Mexico to w Panama and w Colombia)
  • Lophostrix cristata wedeli (e Panama, n Colombia, nw Venezuela)
  • Lophostrix cristata cristata (Amazonia)

Foreign names

  • Duc à aigrettes,
  • Búho Corniblanco,
  • Coruja-de-crista,
  • Haubenkauz,
  • kontyos bagoly,
  • Kuifuil,
  • Gufo crestato,
  • Tofsdvärguv,
  • Hvittoppugle,
  • sova veľkobrvá,
  • výřík ušatý,
  • Langhornet Ugle,
  • töyhtöpöllö,
  • duc crestat,
  • puchaczyk czubaty,
  • Рогатая неясыть,
  • カンムリズク,
  • 冠鸮,
  • 冠鴞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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