Tawny-browed Owl (Pulsatrix koeniswaldiana) - HBW 5, p. 207
French: Chouette à sourcils jaunes
Spanish: Lechuzón Acollarado Chico
Other common names: White-chinned Owl
Taxonomy: Syrnium Koeniswaldianum M. Bertoni and W. Bertoni, 1901, probably from near Puerto Bertoni on the Alto Paraná, Paraguay.
Possibly forms superspecies with P. melanota. Sometimes treated as conspecific with latter, but morphology and vocalizations differ. Monotypic.
Distribution: E Paraguay, extreme NE Argentina (Misiones), and S Brazil (from Espírito Santo S to Santa Catarina).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 8 videos
A bird in a cecropia tree, calling at night. Locality Intervales State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 30 June 2004 8 years ago 41 sec 4.7
A bird calling in response to another bird. Locality Intervales State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 30 June 2004 8 years ago 24 sec 4.7
Young bird. Locality Parque do Zizo, São Paulo State, Brazil
Ciro Albano 23 May 2012 3 years ago 37 sec 4.7
A bird perched looking around. Locality Intervales State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 30 June 2004 8 years ago 37 sec 4.6
bird in the nest in the hole of a tree in the forest. one egg. Locality Itatiaia National Park, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 19 December 2003 50 weeks ago 25 sec 4.2
A couple mating. Male on the left, female on the right. Our light finished seconds before the male up the coast of the female to Locality São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 1 August 2005 2 years ago 44 sec 3.7
PhotosSee all 14 photos
Adult up in a tree
Locality Itatiaia National Park, Brazil
Dubi Shapiro 11 November 2013 8 weeks ago 4.6
A bird found on a branch over the road eating a cought dove.
Locality Guapi Açu Ecological Reserve (REGUA), Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
Ivan Sjögren 13 June 2010 17 weeks ago 4.6
A juvenile blinks.
Locality Ubatuba, São Paulo State, Brazil
Ivan Sazima 12 March 2008 6 years ago 4.5
Bird perched on branch at night.
Locality Brazil (Monotypic species)
Pete Morris 4 September 2003 1 year ago 4.3
An young perched.
Locality Parque do Zizo, São Paulo State, Brazil
Anselmo d Affonseca 21 May 2014 1 year ago 4.2
Individual adult female.
Locality São Luiz do Paraitinga, São Paulo State, Brazil
Bruno Salaroli 24 January 2012 3 years ago 4.1