Cuckoo owl

The cuckoo owl is a ground-dwelling owl found in open, dry grasslands, agricultural lands and desert habitats of North & South America. Cuckoo owls feed on a variety of prey items such as insects, small mammals, reptiles, amphibians and other birds.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Natural History
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
South Asia
Collector Excavator
Downall, Miss
Common Name
cuckoo owl
Simple Name
bird: mount

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STRIGIDAE: Glaucidium cuculoides (Vigors): cuckoo owl