Black-capped Screech Owl

Megascops atricapilla - Petit-duc à mèches noires

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Megascops

  • Species
    :

    atricapilla

Descriptor

Temminck, 1822

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 24 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 115 à 140 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black-capped Screech Owl (Megascops atricapilla) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Petit-duc à mèches noires,
  • Autillo Capirotado,
  • Corujinha-sapo,
  • Kappeneule,
  • nyakkendős füleskuvik,
  • Zwartkapschreeuwuil,
  • Assiolo variabile,
  • Amerikansk dvärguv,
  • Indianerugle,
  • výrček tmavohlavý,
  • výreček černohlavý,
  • Sortkronet Dværghornugle,
  • mustalakkipöllönen,
  • xot variable,
  • syczoń ciemnogłowy,
  • Черношапочная совка,
  • ズグロオオコノハズク,
  • 黑顶角鸮,
  • 長簇鳴角鴞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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