The genus Strix comprises a group of typical owls the members of which are medium-large owls that lack the ear tufts typically associated with owls. They feed on small mammals, birds and reptiles.
- Spotted Wood Owl, Strix seloputo
- Mottled Wood Owl, Strix ocellata : A medium sized owl found in South Asia, where it inhabits in gardens and thin deciduous forests. They emit distinctive eerie laughing call of Chu hua-aa, with a quaver in the second note.
- Brown Wood Owl, Strix leptogrammica
- Tawny Owl, Strix aluco
- Hume's Owl, Strix butleri
- Spotted Owl, Strix occidentalis
- Barred Owl, Strix varia
- Fulvous Owl, Strix fulvescens
- Rusty-barred Owl, Strix hylophila
- Rufous-legged Owl, Strix rufipes
- Chaco Owl, Strix chacoensis
- Ural Owl, Strix uralensis
- Pere David's Owl, Strix davidi
- Great Grey Owl, Strix nebulosa
- African Wood Owl, Strix woodfordii
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