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Tawny-browed Owl ~ Pulsatrix koeniswaldiana


The Tawny-browed Owl is a medium-sized owl with no ear-tufts. It is also known as the White-chinned Owl.

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Distribution: Southeast Brazil to eastern Paraguay and northeast Argentina.

Range of Tawny-browed Owl (Pulsatrix koeniswaldiana)
Range of the Tawny-browed Owl Pulsatrix koeniswaldiana

Status: Listed as 'Least Concern' by Birdlife International.

Original Description: Bertoni, Moisés Santiago, & Bertoni, Arnaldo de Winkelried. 1901. Anales cientificos paraguayos (Instituto paraguayo) 1901-11 (Series 1), p. 175.

References: (may contain affiliate links)
BirdLife International. 2020. "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species". IUCN.
International Ornithological Congress. 2023. "IOC World Bird List - Owls".
König, Claus & Weick, Friedhelm. 2008. "Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World (Second Edition)". Yale University Press.

See also: Other owls from South America, Genus: Pulsatrix.

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