Mottled Wood Owl

Strix ocellata - Chouette ocellée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Strix

  • Species
    :

    ocellata

Descriptor

Lesson, R, 1839

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 48 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

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

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Strix ocellata grisescens (nw and nc India)
  • Strix ocellata grandis (w India)
  • Strix ocellata ocellata (c and s India, sw Myanmar?)

Foreign names

  • Chouette ocellée,
  • Cárabo Ocelado,
  • Mangokauz,
  • mangóbagoly,
  • Indische Bosuil,
  • Allocco ocellato,
  • Vattrad skogsuggla,
  • Hinduugle,
  • sova hájová,
  • puštík skvrnitý,
  • Vatret Natugle,
  • intianpöllö,
  • gamarús ocel·lat,
  • puszczyk falisty,
  • Манговая неясыть,
  • インドモリフクロウ,
  • 白领林鸮,
  • 白領林鴞,

Voice song and cries

Chouette ocellée
♂ adult breeding

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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