Costa Rican Pygmy-Owl
A pair of Costa Rican Pygmy-Owls in the forested highlands of Talamanca, the individual on the left shows the rufous phase. Pygmy owls are mostly diurnal and prey on small vertebrates like mice and shrews, and small birds that it takes by surprise. Pigmy owls are mobbed by other birds when their presence is acknowledged.
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