Striped Owl

Asio clamator

Order

STRIGIFORMES

Family

Barn Owls, Typical Owls (Tytonidae & Strigidae)

Code 4

STRO

Code 6

PSECLA

ITIS

HEAD

Striped Owl Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Hooked
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to reddish brown.
  • Head pattern: Streaked, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Buff-orange or bright rufous with dark brown streaks.
  • Forehead Color: Facial disk is white and bordered in dark brown or black.
  • Nape Color: Buff and brown streaked.
  • Throat Color: Whitish with brown streaks.
  • Cere color: Gray

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BODY

Striped Owl Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 30-38 cm (11.8-15 in)
  • Weight: 320-499 g (11.3-17.6 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown, Buff
  • Underparts: Cream with light orange and brown streaking.
  • Upperparts: Dark brown, buff, white, and light orange mottling.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked, Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

Striped Owl Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Mothlike flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 76-97 cm (30-38 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail, Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Banded
  • Upper Tail: Grayish with dark brown bands.
  • Under Tail: Grayish with dark brown bands.
  • Leg Color: Legs and toes covered in cream to buff feathers.
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