Guide of Birds

Búho magallánico

  • Familia: Strigidae
    Genero: Bubo
    Nombre Cientifico: magellanicus

    Local Names: owl magallánico, tucúquere.

    The Magellanic owl is a nocturnal bird, with striped plumage. He lives in South America, from Tierra del Fuego to central Peru.
    It nests on slopes of streams or in abandoned nests of Peuco, where it lays 2 to 3 eggs.

    u weight varies between 650 g and 1 kg. It has been successfully reproduced in captivity. Citation needed It feeds on small mammals, such as rodents and rabbits, reptiles and even fish. The name "tucúquere" is onomatopoeic, meaning that it derives from its vocalization.

    It is characterized by tufts that look like ears and big yellow eyes, apart from their colorful striped of mixed browns. His name comes from the representation of his song (onomatopoeia).

    Paises en donde vive la/el Búho magallánico