Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Mottled Owl

Mottled Owl Ciccaba virgata

Described by: Cassin (1849)
Alternate common name(s): American Wood-Owl
Old scientific name(s): Strix virgata


Ubatuba, São Paulo, Brazil - Aug, 2004 © Tom Stephenson  Bijagua, Upala County, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica - Aug 19, 2006 © Elidier Vargas  Rancho Oropéndola, Costa Rica - 2000 © Leif Gabrielsen 
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Mexico through Central America and c. South America to ne. Argentina;
(1) W. Mexico (s. Sonora, sw. Chihuaua, Sinaloa, Jalisco, Guanajuato).
(2) Ec. Mexico (s. Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi, c. Nuevo Leon and the Yucatan).
(3) S. Mexico to w. Panama.
(4) E. Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Ecuador, e. Peru, n. and e. Bolivia and Amazonian Brazil.
(5) Guyana, Surinam and Guiana.
(6) Nc. and ne. Brazil.
(7) Se. Brazil (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina, Lencois), Paraguay and ne. Argentina (Misiones).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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