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Typical Owls (Strigidae)

Rusty-barred Owl (Strix hylophila) - HBW 5, p. 200

French: Chouette dryade German: Brasilkauz Spanish: Cárabo Brasileño
Other common names: Brazilian Owl

Taxonomy: Strix hylophila Temminck, 1825, Ypanema, São Paulo, Brazil.
Thought probably most closely related to S. chacoensis and S. rufipes, all having vocalizations very different from other Strix, and possibly generically distinct. Monotypic.

Distribution: E & S Paraguay, SE Brazil (from Minas Gerais to Rio Grande do Sul) and extreme NE Argentina (Misiones).