Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Crested Owl

Crested Owl Lophostrix cristata

Described by: Daudin (1800)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


La Selva Lodge, Ecuador - Jan, 2007 © Lou Hegedus  Napo Wildlife Center, Ecuador - Nov, 2005 © Lou Hegedus  Sacha Lodge, Ecuador - Nov 10, 2004 © Chuck Bell  Corcovado National Park, Puntarenas, Costa Rica - Aug 2, 2005 © Ruben Deschamps  near Uvita Beach, Osa County, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica - Jun 9, 2006 © Elidier Vargas 
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C. Central America to n. South America. Amazonian South America;
Two populations;
(1) S. Mexico (Veracruz, Oaxaca, Chiapas) to w. Guatemala and w. Panama and w. Colombia.
(2) E. Panama to ne. Colombia and nw. Venezuela. Possibly also in n. Venezuela.
(3) Sw. Colombia, s. Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, n. and w. Brazil (w. Para) and s. through the Amazon Basin to e. Ecuador, e. Peru, n. Bolivia and sw. Brazil (n. Mato Gross).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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