The Rusty-barred Owl is a medium-sized owl with a rounded head and no ear-tufts. It is also known as the Brazilian Owl.
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Distribution: Southeast Brazil from Rio de Janeiro south to Rio Grande do Sul, as well as to east and south Paraguay and northeast Argentina.
Status: Uncertain. Not rare in suitable habitats, but generally endangered.
Original Description: Temminck, Coenraad Jacob. 1825. Nouveau recueil de planches coloriees d'oiseaux, pour servier de suite et de complement aux planches enluminees de Buffon, livraison 63, pl. 373.