Mottled Owl

Strix virgata - Chouette mouchetée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Strix

  • Species
    :

    virgata

Descriptor

Cassin, 1849

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 38 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 175 à 320 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Mottled Owl (Strix virgata) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information 7 Subspecies

  • Strix virgata squamulata (w Mexico)
  • Strix virgata tamaulipensis (ne Mexico)
  • Strix virgata centralis (s Mexico to w Panama)
  • Strix virgata virgata (e Panama to Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela and Trinidad)
  • Strix virgata macconnelli (the Guianas)
  • Strix virgata superciliaris (nc and ne Brazil)
  • Strix virgata borelliana (s Brazil, Paraguay, ne Argentina)

Foreign names

  • Chouette mouchetée,
  • Cárabo Café,
  • Coruja-do-mato (Coruja-de-bigodes),
  • Sprenkelkauz,
  • pettyegetett bagoly,
  • Bonte Bosuil,
  • Allocco maculato,
  • Brunstrimmig uggla,
  • Demonugle,
  • sova čiarková,
  • puštík proměnlivý,
  • Spættet Natugle,
  • viirumetsäpöllö,
  • gamarús cafè,
  • puszczyk pstry,
  • Пятнистая циккаба,
  • ナンベイヒナフクロウ,
  • *点斑林鸮,
  • 斑叫鴞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

© 1996-2017 Oiseaux.net