- Cyanopsitta spixii
- Parrots & Parakeets
The Spectacled Owl is a distinctive large owl that lives from southern Mexico into parts of South America. It is a beautiful large owl with a brown head and back, white face and underparts and large yellow eyes.
Spectacled Owls prefer tropical rainforest habitat. They feed on mammals including small rodents, opossums, and skunks. They also take smaller prey items like large insects and crabs.
The population trend for the Spectacled Owl is considered to be stable and the conservation status as of October 2014 is Least Concern.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 22 June 2009|
|Scientific Name||Pulsatrix perspicillata|
(as of 28 January 2017)
17 to 20 inches
16 to 35 ounces
|Range||Central America South America|