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.
106/1908/15
Category
Natural History
Collection Class
Birds
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