1. Black-and-white Owl Ciccaba nigrolineata, Orotina, Alajuela, Costa Rica, February 12, 2003.  These beautiful owls roost in the town square where they are easy to see and very popular with visiting birders.  The local folks know the owls well and can point you to the roost if you have trouble finding them for yourself.  The easiest way to find them is to look for the whitewash on the ground below.

2. Black-and-white Owl C. nigrolineata, Orotina, Alajuela, Costa Rica, February 12, 2003.  A different individual to the one above.

3. Black-and-white Owls C. nigrolineata, Orotina, Alajuela, Costa Rica, February 12, 2003.  The two birds together.

© Stephen J. Davies

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