Seeing owls of Guatemala with CAYAYA BIRDING:
Strigidae (Typical Owls)

19 species of Strigidae have been recorded in Guatemala, of which 13 are covered in this photo collecion.

Nomenclature according to König, C., Weick, F. & Becking, J.-H. (2008) Owls of the world, 2nd edition. C. Helm, London.

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Flammuated Owl (Psiloscops flammeolus)

Flammuated Owl

Pacific Screech Owl (Megascops cooperi)

Pacific Screech-Owl Pacific Screech-Owl

Whiskered Screech Owl (Megascops trichopsis)

gray morph Whiskered Screech-Owl rufous morph Whiskered Screech-Owl gray morph Whiskered Screech-Owl rufous morph Whiskered Screech-Owl pair of Whiskered Screech-Owl Whiskered Screech-Owl gray morph Whiskered Screech-Owl gray morph Whiskered Screech-Owl gray morph Whiskered Screech-Owl

Bearded Screech Owl (Megascops barbarus)

rufous morph Bearded Screech-Owl gray morph Bearded Screech-Owl rufous morph Bearded Screech-Owl rufous morph Bearded Screech-Owl

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Guatemalan Screech Owl (Megascops guatemalae)

rufous morph Guatemalan Screech-Owl rufous morph Guatemalan Screech-Owl gray morph Guatemalan Screech-Owl brown morph Guatemalan Screech-Owl rufous morph Guatemalan Screech-Owl rufous morph Guatemalan Screech-Owl gray morph Guatemalan Screech-Owl

Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)

Great Horned Owl

Mexican Wood Owl (Strix squamulata),
northern form of the Mottled Owl complex (Strix virgata s.l.)

Mexican Wood Owl or Mottled Owl Mexican Wood Owl or Mottled Owl Mexican Wood Owl or Mottled Owl hunting Mexican Wood Owl or Mottled Owl Mexican Wood Owl or Mottled Owl Mexican Wood Owl or Mottled Owl juvenile Mexican Wood Owl or Mottled Owl Mexican Wood Owl or Mottled Owl

Black-and-white Owl (Strix nigrolineata)

Black-and-White Owl Black-and-White Owl Black-and-White Owl Black-and-White Owl Black-and-White Owl portrait

Fulvous Owl (Strix fulvescens)

Fulvous Owl Fulvous Owl Fulvous Owl Fulvous Owl Fulvous Owl roosting Fulvous Owl Fulvous Owl

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Guatemalan Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium cobanense),
southermost form of the Northen Pygmy Owl complex (Glaucidium gnoma s.l.)

Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl juvenile Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl juvenile Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl

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Ridgway's Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium ridgwayi),
northern form of the Ferruginous Pygmy Owl complex (Glaucidium brasilianum s.l.)

Ridgway's Pygmy Owl brown morph Ridgway's Pygmy Owl rufous morph Ridgway's Pygmy Owl pair Ridgway's Pygmy Owl calling Ridgway's Pygmy Owl brown morph Ridgway's Pygmy Owl brown morph Ridgway's Pygmy Owl

Unspotted Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius ridgwayi)

Unspotted Saw-whet Owl Unspotted Saw-whet Owl Unspotted Saw-whet Owl Unspotted Saw-whet Owl

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Stygian Owl (Asio stygius)

Stygian Owl Stygian Owl Stygian Owl Stygian Owl

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Contributions by Knut Eisermann and Claudia Avendaño of CAYAYA BIRDING to the knowledge about owls in Guatemala

juvenile Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl
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