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Mexican Spotted Owl - Strix occidentalis lucida

Some suggest this may be a seperate species: Mountain Forest Owl Strix lucida.

Description: Lighter than nominiate race, and more profusely spotted white.

Distribution: Arizona, New Mexico, South-west Texas to Central Mexico.

Also see the nominate description for this species.

Original Description: (Nelson) 1903. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 16, p. 152.

References:

König, Weick and Becking. 1999. "Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World". Yale University Press

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Page compiled by . Page last updated 2012-07-30

OwlPages.com Owl Species ID: 130.070.020