Spotted owl (Strix occidentalis)
|Spanish:||Búho Manchado, Cárabo Californiano|
- A forest dwelling species, the spotted owl feeds mainly on small mammals which it hunts at night.
- The spotted owl is monogamous and pairs generally produce between one and three young per clutch.
- There are three subspecies of spotted owl; the Mexican, the Californian and the northern spotted owl.
Classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).
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