Pulsatrix is a genus of in the Strigidae family. They are called spectacled owls because of their prominent facial pattern.
It contains the following species:
- Spectacled Owl, Pulsatrix perspicillata
- Tawny-browed Owl, Pulsatrix koeniswaldiana
- Band-bellied Owl, Pulsatrix melanota
Pulsatrix arredondoi is a fossil species from the Late Pleistocene of Cueva de Paredones, Cuba.
The Genus Pulsatrix is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 11 species and subspecies in the Genus Pulsatrix: P. koeniswaldiana (Tawny-Browned Owl) · P. melanota (Band-Bellied Owl) · P. melanota melanota (Band-Bellied Owl) · P. melanota philoscia · P. perspicillata (Spectacled Owl) · P. perspicillata boliviana · P. perspicillata chapmani · P. perspicillata perspicillata (Spectacled Owl) · P. perspicillata P. (Spectacled Owl) · P. perspicillata saturata · P. perspicillata trinitatis
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