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Spectacled owls
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Pulsatrix perspicillata
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Subfamily: Striginae
Tribe: Pulsatricini
Wink et al., 2008? Informal?
Genus: Pulsatrix
Kaup, 1848

Pulsatrix is a genus of owl in the Strigidae family. They are called spectacled owls because of their prominent facial pattern.

It contains the following species:

Pulsatrix arredondoi is a fossil species from the Late Pleistocene of Cueva de Paredones, Cuba.



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