Flammulated Owl Psiloscops flammeolus

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Gray morph

Small owl with short, feathered ear tufts and a short tail. Ear tufts often held flat. Dark vertical stripes or dashes down belly with varying amounts of rusty feathers. Note dark eyes.

Red morph

Small owl with short ear tufts that are often held flat. Red morph individuals have more extensive rusty plumage.

Gray morph

Small owl with a short tail, dark eyes, and small ear tufts that are often held flat. Dark vertical stripes or dashes down belly with varying amounts of rusty colored feathers. Note dark eyes.

Recommended Citation

Flammulated Owl (Psiloscops flammeolus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/flaowl