|Synonyms|| Pseudoscops clamator|
|Conservation status||Least concern|
The striped owl (Asio clamator) is a species of owl of the family Strigidae, and found throughout much of Central and South America.
Striped owls are medium-sized, 11-14 inches in length, with a 26 inch wingspan, and weigh between 11-19 ounces, with females larger than males. The face bears a brownish-white facial disk with a black border, with a dark beak and brown eyes. Its back is brown with dark mottling and thick bars, while the underparts are lighter in color, broken by multiple dark vertical stripes.
- Asio clamator clamator; South America: Colombia, Venezuela, Guiana highlands, northern Brazil.
- Asio clamator forbesi; southern Mexico to Panama.
- Asio clamator midas; eastern Bolivia to Paraguay, southern Brazil to northern Argentina.
- Asio clamator oberi; Trinidad and Tobago.
Striped owls are found in a variety of habitats, such as woodland and tropical rain forests, flood areas, pastures, and fields; they are absent, however, from the central portion of the Amazon rain forest. It ranges sea level up to 5,000 feet in altitude.