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Flammulated Owl
BirdNote
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08/27/2012
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Learn the distinguishing characteristics of the Flammulated Owl.

 

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2:00 minutes (1.61 MB)
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The Flammulated Owl is a study in camouflaged grays and browns, with cinnamon-brown shoulder straps and large brown eyes. This astute aerial predator stands a little more than six and a half inches tall, from its sharp-clawed feet to its stubby, ear-like tufts. It winters in southern Mexico or Guatemala and nests in old woodpecker tree cavities, occasionally evicting the original occupant.


 
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