Fulvous owl

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Fulvous owl
Fulvous Owl (Strix fulvescens).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Strix
Species: S. fulvescens
Binomial name
Strix fulvescens
(Sclater & Salvin, 1875)

The fulvous owl (Strix fulvescens), or Guatemala barred owl, is a bold member of the cloud forests of Central America. Its habitat is limited to the high mountain ranges and the previously mentioned cloud forests of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. It inhabits elevations from 3900 to 10000 feet and is fairly common within its range. Although it is primarily nocturnal it is also occasionally seen in the mornings and afternoons. This rather friendly owl responds well to imitations of its call which sounds like woo-who-who-who.

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