Spectacled Owl

Pulsatrix perspicillata
Conservation Status: Least Concern

The Spectacled Owl is a large, strictly nocturnal owl found in forested areas on Trinidad. Much more often heard than seen, this reclusive species is relatively adaptable to human settlement, and can persist in suburban areas with sufficient large trees. It is not found on Tobago.

Wing Span: 76-91 cm
Length: 43-52 cm
Weight: 550-980 g
Spectacled Owl, subadult, Sep 2018

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