Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Spotted Owl
Spotted Owl Strix occidentalis
Described by: Xantus de Vesey (1860)
Alternate common name(s): Mexican Spotted-Owl, Mountain Spotted-Owl, California Spotted-Owl, Mountain Forest Owl
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeCoastal sw. Canada and United States. Sw. United States and c. Mexico;
(1) Ex. sw. Canada (sw. British Columbia) to nw. United States (w. Washington and w. Oregon to s. California).
(2) S. California and nw. Mexico (formerly Baja).
(3) Sw. United States in the Rocky Mountains (s. Utah, c. Colorado, mountains of Arizona, New Mexico and ex. w. Texas) to c. Mexico (ne. Sonora, Chihuahua, Nuevo Leon s. to Jalisco, Michoacan and Guanajuato).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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