Spectacled Owl

About the Spectacled Owl
Spectacled Owl

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.

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