Field Frame Friday: What a spectacle!

The Spectacled Owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata) can be found in many different types of habitats including tropical rainforests, riparian corridors along streams, savannah woodlands, and even in the trees surrounding coffee plantations! Geographically, spectacled owls occur in Central and South America.

[Photo by Grace Davis and caption by Maggie Creamer]


MikRamírez-Llorens, P., & Bellocq, M. I. (2007). New records clarify the southern distribution of the spectacled owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata). Journal of Raptor Research41(4), 268-277.

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