Western Mottled Owl

SIL13-12-056[1]

Scops mc callii, or the Western Mottled Owl, a color plate from The Birds of North America, the descriptions of species based chiefly on the collections of the Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, 1860 by Spencer Fullerton Baird, second secretary of the Smithsonian. From the collections of Smithsonian Libraries.

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