Stygian Owl in Ecuador
The Stygian Owl (Asio stygius) is very difficult to see but I can hear it regularly calling near my home inside the Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve. This bird is very secretive and every time that I try to get close to his roost he flies before I can see him. For now I can only get close enough to hear his calls!
The photo below was taken at Parque Condor which is a great raptor rescue center near Otavalo.
Stygian Owl at Condor Park
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