A small reddish-gray migratory American owl that sometimes occurs in loose colonies.
- Otus flammeolus, family Strigidae.
- The four species of owls divide into two strongly supported clades, corresponding to the widely accepted bifurcation of the owls into two families, Tytonidae (bay owl, barn owl) and Strigidae (flammulated owl, hawk owl).
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Syllabification: flam·mu·lat·ed owl
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