Photo of Animalia: Mexican Spotted Owl (species: Strix occidentalis) (Gaia Guide)

Mexican Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis)

© Gregory "Slobirdr" Smith

Found in the the Southwest portions of the country (AZ, NM) on steep, densely wooded canyons. Not overtly afraid of humans, they sometimes allow close approach.

Photo taken on 16 May 2007

Photograph location coordinates are 31.58263:-110.376205.