Black-and-White Owl

Ciccaba nigrolineata

Order

STRIGIFORMES

Family

Barn Owls, Typical Owls (Tytonidae & Strigidae)

Code 4

BLWO

Code 6

CICNIG

ITIS

HEAD

Black-and-White Owl Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Hooked
  • Eye Color: Dark brown, reportedly with magenta eyeshine.
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Facial disk is black with a faint white streaked border, and white-gray eyebrows.
  • Nape Color: Black and white barring.
  • Throat Color: White with fine black barring.
  • Cere color: Yellow

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BODY

Black-and-White Owl Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 33-45 cm (13-17.7 in)
  • Weight: 397-538 g (14-19 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black
  • Underparts: White with fine black barring.
  • Upperparts: Black to dark brown.
  • Back Pattern: Barred or banded, Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Breast Pattern: Barred or banded

FLIGHT

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  • Flight Pattern: Acrobatic flight displays.
  • Wingspan Range: 89-104 cm (35-41 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail, Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Dark with fine white barring.
  • Upper Tail: White with fine black barring.
  • Under Tail: Dark with fine white barring.
  • Leg Color: Legs are covered in white feathers with very fine black barring, with yellow-orange toes.
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