Band-bellied Owl - Pulsatrix melanota
The Band-bellied Owl is not very well-known and considered as relatively rare. There is very little reliable data on this species.
First chick hatched at Le Rocher des Aigles : Kiko, born on 8 May, 2015
CLASS : Aves
ORDER : Strigiformes
FAMILY : Strigidae
WEIGHT : 400-500g
CLUTCH SIZE : 2-3 eggs
LIFE EXPECTANCY :
DIET : probably small mammals, bird and insects
NATURAL HABITAT : Mountain rainforests
RANGE : South America
Conservation status info
LC : Least Concern
The population is stable; however, it would seem that the species is threatened by the loss of its habitat and deforestation.