A picture of two spectacled owls.

Spectacled Owl

Spectacled owls are a species of owls from Central and South America.

The specimens in the picture live in the Toronto Zoo in the Americas pavilion.

A picture of two spectacled owls.

A pair of spectacled owls (Pulsatrix perspicillata) living in the Toronto Zoo.

I just thought they looked interesting and after many tries this was the best picture I have managed to take — wasn’t easy because they are kept in a semi-dark cage made out of some wire mesh with very small holes.

Further Readings:

Spectacled owl on the Toronto Zoo website.
Spectacled Owl on Wikipedia.
Spectacled Owl – Pulsatrix perspicillata on The Owl Pages website.
Spectacled Owl on Owling.com.
Last updated: January 21, 2015

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