Spotted Owl

Other Names: none

Distribution: old-growth forests of the western United States and Mexico.

Spotted Owl distribution range map

Description:

Size: 42-44 cm in length with a 112-116 cm wingspan.

Plumage: The uppersides are dark brown with white spots; the underparts are white heavily barred with brown. The face is yellowish-brown spotted with dark brown. The beak is yellow and the eyes are black.

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Spotted Owl

Spotted Owl

Bill Shape
hooked
Regions
arizona
british columbia
california
colorado
mexico
nevada
new mexico
oregon
texas
utah
washington
Tail Shape
notched-tail
Wing Shape
broad-wings
Sounds
hooting
Habitat
fir forest
oakpinewoodland
Forests
Color
brown
Body Shape
owl
Size
large
Order
true owls, typical owls - strigidae
typical owls and barn owls - strigiformes
typical owls, "earless owls" - strix
Conservation Status
Near Threatened
Bird Species