Eastern Screech Owl

Megascops asio - Petit-duc maculé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Megascops

  • Species
    :

    asio

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 48 à 61 cm.
  • Weight
    : 121 à 244 g
Longevity

14 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Eastern Screech Owl (Megascops asio) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Megascops asio maxwelliae (sc Canada, nc USA)
  • Megascops asio asio (se Canada and ne USA to c and ec USA)
  • Megascops asio hasbroucki (sc USA)
  • Megascops asio mccallii (s Texas. sc USA. to ne Mexico)
  • Megascops asio floridanus (Louisiana to Florida. se USA.)

Foreign names

  • Petit-duc maculé,
  • Autillo Yanqui,
  • Corujinha-do-leste,
  • Ostkreischeule,
  • lármás füleskuvik,
  • Schreeuwuil,
  • Assiolo americano orientale,
  • Östlig skrikdvärguv,
  • Lundugle,
  • výrček škriekavý,
  • výreček americký,
  • Østamerikansk Dværghornugle,
  • idänkirkupöllönen,
  • xot de Carolina,
  • syczoń krzykliwy,
  • Austrumkrasta pūcīte,
  • Североамериканская совка,
  • アメリカオオコノハズク,
  • 东美角鸮,
  • 東方鳴角鴞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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