The Magellanic Horned Owl is a medium-sized to large owl with narrow, pointed ear-tufts. It is also known as the Magellan Horned Owl or the Lesser Horned Owl.
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Distribution: Andes of central Peru south to Cape Horne.
Status: Locally common.
Original Description: Lesson, Rene Primevere. 1828. Manuel d'ornithologie, ou description des genres et des principales especes d'oiseaux (Man. Orn.) 1: p 116.