quinta-feira, 31 de outubro de 2013

The bush OWL


Murucututu

The Murucututu is a Strigidae family Strigiforme. Also known as Owl, Owl-throated black, Owl of the woods and Mocho-forester.
features

It is approximately 48 cm long. Owl without "ears", compared with pure white design, (unlike P. koeniswaldiana), chest with a brown ribbon, white uniform belly or yellow, orange or yellow iris. White fluff puppy, black facial disk.
food

It has a large list of predated species ranging from insects, amphibians, reptiles, small mammals (including bats) and birds.
reproduction

Nests in tree holes, putting 2 egg whites.
habits

Common in tall forests, secondary forests and gallery forests, although it is seen only occasionally. It is mainly nocturnal, while they may be active during cloudy days. Resting at heights ranging from 2 m top of the crown.

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