Flammulated Owl

Psiloscops flammeolus

Order

STRIGIFORMES

Family

Barn Owls, Typical Owls (Tytonidae & Strigidae)

Code 4

FLOW

Code 6

OTUFLA

ITIS

HEAD

Flammulated Owl Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked
  • Eye Color: Dark brown at all ages.
  • Head pattern: Crested or plumed, Streaked, Unique pattern, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Mottled gray in gray morph and red-brown in red morph.
  • Forehead Color: Mottled gray with gray facial disk (gray morph) or red-brown with paler facial disk (red morph) with black streaking and white eyebrows.
  • Nape Color: Mottled gray in gray morph and red-brown in red morph.
  • Throat Color: Gray (gray morph) or pale red-brown (red morph).
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Flammulated Owl Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 15-18 cm (6-7 in)
  • Weight: 54 g (1.9 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: White with black streaking and crossbars on gray morph or less dense markings on red morph.
  • Upperparts: Gray (gray morph) or red-brown (red morph) with black and brown barring.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked, Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Striped or streaked, Mottled
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked, Mottled

FLIGHT

Flammulated Owl Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Slow light steady wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 33 cm (13 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Gray and green
  • Upper Tail: Gray (gray morph) or red-brown (red morph) with black and brown barring.
  • Under Tail: Gray with dark barring (gray morph) or pale red-brown with brown barring (red morph).
  • Leg Color: Feathered in buff-white.
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