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Owls

Order: Strigiformes - 2 out of 2 families depicted, 7 genera, 10 species depicted (out of around 27 genera and 235 species worldwide)
Families: Strigidae and Tytonidae

Species photographed

Family: Strigidae (True or typical owls) - 6 genera, 8 species depicted (out of around 25 genera and 220 species)
+ Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) - separate page
+ Dusky eagle-owl (Bubo coromandus)

+ Eastern screech owl (Otus asio)
+ Madagascar scops owl (Otus rutilus)

+ Barred or hoot owl (Strix varia)
+ Short-eared owl (Asio flammeus)
+ Burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) - separate page
+ White-browed hawk owl(Ninox superciliaris)

Family: Tytonidae (barn-owls) - 1 out of 2 genera, 2 out of around 16 species depicted
+ Barn owl (Tyto alba)
+ Madagascar Red Owl (Tyto soumagnei)

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Family: Strigidae

Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) - click link or picture for separate page of great horned owl photos

The Great great horned owl

Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus)
Family: Strigidae
Libertador
Lake Titicaca, Peru
July 12, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2
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santa cruz

Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus)
Family: Strigidae
Chaminade, Santa Cruz
October 26, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Dusky eagle-owl (Bubo coromandus)

India

Dusky eagle-owl
Bubo coromandus

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Short-eared owl (Asio flammeus)

Galápagos

On the look out for petrels

galapagos

Asio flammeus
Santa Cruz

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Florida 2011

Burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) - click link or picture for separate page of burrowing owl photos

Burrowing owl

burrowing owls

Burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia)
Hollywood Hills, Florida
April 12, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Eastern screech owl (Otus asio)

Screeeeeech

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Eastern screech owl (Otus asio)
Rescued owl with one wing
Green Cay, Florida

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Halting to a screech

screech owl

Eastern screech owl (Otus asio)
Loxahatchee, Florida
April 3, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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Madagascar scops owl (Otus rutilus)

Scops

Scops owl

Madagascar scops owl (Otus rutilus)
Joffreyville, Madagascar
Night walk
July 7, 2016
Canon 7DMark2

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Barred or hoot owl (Strix varia)

What a hoot!

screech owl

Barred or hoot owl (Strix varia)
Family: Strigidae
Everglades, Florida
April 1, 2018
Canon 7Dmark2

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White-browed owl (Ninox superciliaris)

White-browed owl

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Ninox superciliaris
Madagascar
July, 2013

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Family: Tytonidae (barn-owls)

Barn owl (Tyto alba)

Headwig impersonator

barn owls

Barn owl (Tyto alba)
Stanford Quad
August 9, 2017
Canon 7Dmarkii

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Out of the barn

barn owls

Barn owl (Tyto alba)
Stanford Quad
August 9, 2017
Canon 7Dmarkii

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Playing the spread

barn owls

Barn owl (Tyto alba)
Stanford Quad
August 9, 2017
Canon 7Dmarkii

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Barns on the Farm

barn owls

Barn owl (Tyto alba)
Stanford Quad
August 9, 2017
Canon 7Dmarkii

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Barn me once

barn owls

Barn owl (Tyto alba)
Stanford Quad
August 16, 2017
Canon 7Dmarkii

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Barn me twice

barn owls

Barn owl (Tyto alba)
Stanford Quad
August 16, 2017
Canon 7Dmarkii

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Mice? My favorite!

barn owls

Barn owl (Tyto alba)
Stanford Quad
August 16, 2017
Canon 7Dmarkii

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Feathers

tracy aviary
Barn owl feathers (Tyto alba)
Family: Tytonidae
Tracy Aviary, Liberty Park
Salt Lake City
August 23, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Madagascar Red Owl (Tyto soumagnei)

Madagascar

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Madagascar Red Owl (Tyto soumagnei)

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modified: January 18, 2019
renamed: April 22, 2017 (from owls.html)
created July 23, 2006
Contact: siegelr@stanford.edu
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