Unspotted Saw-whet Owl
Unspotted Saw-whet Owl ©neotropical.birds.cornell.edu

Order Strigiformes

Family Spheniscidae

Genus Aegolius

Class Aves

Scientific Name

Aegolius ridgwayi

Thumbnail Description

The bird is named after the American ornithologist Robert Ridgway.

They produce a series of rhythmic toots.

Size & Weight

BODY-LENGTH: 18 cm

WEIGHT: 80 grams

Unspotted Saw-whet Owl
Unspotted Saw-whet Owl ©www.birdquest-tours.com

Habitat

Open mountain forests, oak woodland, cloud forest; altitude 2,500 meters

Range

Central America, southern Mexico, western Panama

Diet

Shrews, birds, bats, rodents, small mammals, insects

Sounds

Toooots

Behavior

Nocturnal

Conservation Status

Least Concern