Magellanic Horned Owl

Demelza - Magellanic horned owl (Bubo magellanicus)

Demelza – Magellanic horned owl (Bubo magellanicus)

Scientific name: Bubo magellanicus
Height: 450mm
Geographical distribution: south-western America

Habitat: rocky landscapes with pasture above the timber line. Semi-open Patagonian and Fuegian forest, rich in lichens and mosses. Rocky semi-desert from sea level to the mountain regions, often near human settlements
Diet: small mammals, birds and reptiles
Status: frequent and locally common

Here are the names of the Magellanic horned owls we have at the sanctuary:

DAMELZA
FLASH
PLUMPE