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Strange Tails

We're delighted to have a strong population of strange-tailed tyrants at the reserve. So much so that we've adopted these beautiful and endangered birds as the symbol of the Trust

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We need your help to provide a safe, sustainable environment for these irreplaceable and seriously threatened animals. Your donations - however small - are very welcome indeed, and if you can volunteer useful skills then we'd love to hear from you!

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Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owl

Bubo virginianus

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This is the largest owl in Argentina and it can be found in forests and savannahs.  It is also found throughout the Americas and has a vast range due to its adaptability.  Although widespread, it is not common and usually heard rather than seen by its distinctive low frequency hoots.

It has long ear-tufts and an orange iris.  The body is barred pale brown with a white throat  It can only be confused with the Magelanaic Horned Owl which has a completely different range.

It is known as Nacurutu in Argentina.

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