|Flammulated Owl (Otus flammeolus)||
The Flammulated Owl is a species found west of the Rocky mountains. It is closely related to the Old World Scops owls of Europe and Asia. This species is primarily insectivorous.
Flammulated Owls are similar in appearance to Screech Owls, although their diminutive size gives them away. This species also has very dark brown eyes, unlike all other North American horned owls. The name "Flammulated" is derived from the fact that many individuals have reddish or "flame-coloured" tones in their feathers.
are low in pitch. Typically the hooting is drawn out and fairly quiet
to the human ear.
Owl vocalizations recorded by Kara Kristjanson.
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