The Rufous-banded Owl is a small to medium-sized owl with a rounded head and no ear-tufts.
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Distribution: Patchily distributed from Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador to northwest Puru, and from northern Peru on the east Andean slopes south to Bolivia.
Status: Listed as 'Least Concern' by Birdlife International.
Original Description: Bonaparte, Charles Lucien Jules Laurent. 1850. Conspectus generum avium (Consp. Gen. Av.) 1: p. 52.