Spectacled Owl

Pulsatrix perspicillata - Chouette à lunettes

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pulsatrix

  • Species
    :

    perspicillata

Descriptor

Latham, 1790

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 52 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 591 à 982 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Spectacled Owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Pulsatrix perspicillata saturata (s Mexico to w Panama)
  • Pulsatrix perspicillata chapmani (e Costa Rica to nw Peru)
  • Pulsatrix perspicillata perspicillata (e Colombia through the Guianas, Amazonia)
  • Pulsatrix perspicillata trinitatis (Trinidad)
  • Pulsatrix perspicillata boliviana (s Bolivia, n Argentina)
  • Pulsatrix perspicillata pulsatrix (Paraguay, e Brazil, ne Argentina)

Foreign names

  • Chouette à lunettes,
  • Lechuzón de Anteojos,
  • Murucututu-cara-branca,
  • Brillenkauz,
  • pápaszemes bagoly,
  • Briluil,
  • Gufo dagli occhiali,
  • Glasögonuggla,
  • Brilleugle,
  • sova okuliarnatá,
  • puštík brýlatý,
  • Brilleugle,
  • kultapöllö,
  • gamarús d'ulleres,
  • puchaczyk żółtobrzuchy,
  • Очковая неотропическая сова,
  • メガネフクロウ,
  • 眼镜鸮,
  • 眼鏡鴞,

Voice song and cries

Chouette à lunettes
First year

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Savanna : Dry, Moist ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Illustration

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Sources of information

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