Rufous-Legged Owl

Rufous-legged owl - Strix rufipes

Rufous-legged owl – Strix rufipes

Scientific name: Strix rufipes
Height: 330mm to 380mm
Geographical distribution: southern America

Habitat: dense and moist forest on mountain slopes or in the lowlands. Semi-open forest and woodlands
Diet: small rodents, birds, reptiles, insects and other anthropods
Status: uncertain – may be threatened locally by forest destruction

Here are the names of the Rufous-legged owls we have at the sanctuary:

PERKINS
KENWYN
MISTY
LITTLE LOTUS