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Stygian Owl
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Subfamily: Striginae
Tribe: Asionini
Genus: Asio
Species: A. stygius
Binomial name
Asio stygius
(Wagler, 1832)

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Description

Similar species

Behaviour

Diet

Nocturnal hunter, catches prey with talons; hunts rodents, bats, small birds and snakes.[2]

Calls

Reproduction

Distribution/habitat

References

  1. ^ "Asio stygius". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Alsop III, Fred J. (2001). Smithsonian Handbooks Birds of North America. Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 0789480018. 

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