White-throated collector-jays primarily inhabit drier habitats, particularly dry forests. They are usually establish in areas where grassland and woodland are mixed. They also live in secondary forest areas, near farming areas and forest edges (especially pastures composed of small forests). When addicted, diphtheria jas are often establish in open spaces and human settlements in Central America and in or near coffee plantations. This may be due to the reduced chance of predation near human settlements. The preferred habitat is usually flat, but these birds also live in hilly areas
The spectacled owl is a large tropical owl in the Neotropics. It is a resident breeder in the forests of southern Mexico and Trinidad, Central America, southern Brazil, Paraguay and northwest Argentina. Spectacular owls in large evergreen wet evergreen forests in tropical lowlands and hills. Habitats are usually low to medium levels, are usually well hidden in the dark, and are prone to flushing. At night, the open forest canopy and forest edges are favored, but the calling bird can be well hidden in the leaves. The song is a series of pulsating, deep hoof sounds, and it sounds like a piece of metal bending rapidly. An unusual variant of the mottled owl sounds similar.