Stygian Owl
Stygian Owl ©Oz Horine

Order Strigiformes

Family Spheniscidae

Genus Asio

Class Aves

Scientific Name

Asio stygius

Thumbnail Description

The owl is mainly recognized by its dark blackish facial disk, and white eyebrows.

Habitat

Deciduous forest, patchy forest, evergreen forest; altitude 3,100 meters (10,200 ft)

Range

Central America, South America

stygian owl
Stygian Owl ©ibc.lynxeds.com

Diet

Birds, small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, crustaceans, insects

Number of Eggs

2 eggs

Behavior

Nocturnal

Conservation Status

Least Concern

A