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
Great Horned Owl
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.