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Black-and-white Owl Ciccaba nigrolineata

  • Order: Strigiformes
  • Family: Strigidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Anna Stearns

Demography and Populations

Black-and-white Owl population has been placed in the category of 50,000-499,999 individuals (Birdlife International 2014). There is no information related to topics such as age at first breeding, life span and survivorship, dispersal, or population regulation for Black-and-white Owl. The single available study of Black-and-white Owl nests found that all four nests failed; in one nest the egg failed to hatch; in the other three young at 4 days, a week, and 24 days after hatching disappeared from the nest; there was no information about whether this was a result of predation (Gerhardt et al. 1994b).

Recommended Citation

Stearns, A. (2014). Black-and-white Owl (Ciccaba nigrolineata), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.