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Cinereous Owl ~ Strix sartorii


The Cinereous Owl is a fairly large owl with a large, rounded head with no ear-tufts. It has also been known as the Mexican Barred Owl. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the Barred Owl Strix varia.

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  • Cinereous Owl


Distribution: Central Mexico.

Range of Cinereous Owl (Strix sartorii)
Range of the Cinereous Owl Strix sartorii

Original Description: Ridgway, 1874.

References: (may contain affiliate links)
International Ornithological Congress. 2023. "IOC World Bird List - Owls".
Strix sartorii at Xeno-canto.

See also: Other owls from North America, Genus: Strix.

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