Balsas Screech-Owl

Autillo del Balsas

Order

STRIGIFORMES

Family

Barn Owls, Typical Owls (Tytonidae & Strigidae)

Code 4

BASO

Code 6

MEGSED

ITIS

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HEAD

Balsas Screech-Owl Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Hooked
  • Eye Color: Dark brown or golden brown.
  • Head pattern: Striped, Streaked, Unique pattern, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown with black-brown streaks, buff spotting, and brown vermiculations.
  • Forehead Color: Facial disk is gray-brown, with brown mottling and vermiculations, a black-brown rim, and buff eyebrows.
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown with brown-black streaking.
  • Throat Color: Gray-brown with dark streaking and light vermiculations.
  • Cere color: Brown

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BODY

Balsas Screech-Owl Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 24-26 cm (9.4-10.2 in)
  • Weight: 156-164 g (5.5-5.8 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Tan, White, Brown, Gray, Buff
  • Underparts: Pale buff or gray-brown with dark streaks and light vermiculations.
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown with dark streaking and light vermiculations.
  • Back Pattern: Barred or banded, Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Barred or banded, Striped or streaked
  • Breast Pattern: Barred or banded, Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Balsas Screech-Owl Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Mothlike flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 51-66 cm (20-26 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail, Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Streaked and barred.
  • Upper Tail: Pale buff or gray-brown.
  • Under Tail: Pale buff or gray-brown.
  • Leg Color: Covered in feathers striped light brown and white.
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