This is an impressive owl, and lucky for me human presence did not disturb it. This is what’s so amazing about Pantanal! You can get so close to so many species of birds and mammals here.

Here it’s sitting on a dead branch on the banks of one of the many man made canals here at Fazenda San Fransico.

Striped Owl (Pseudoscops clamator)

It sounds like this:

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