Middle American Screech Owl

Megascops guatemalae - Petit-duc guatémaltèque

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Strigiformes

  • Family
    :

    Strigidés

  • Genus
    :

    Megascops

  • Species
    :

    guatemalae

Descriptor

Sharpe, 1875

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 23 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 100 à 150 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Middle American Screech Owl (Megascops guatemalae) is a species of bird in the Strigidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Megascops guatemalae hastatus (Sonora and Chihuahua to Sinaloa, Oaxaca. Mexico.)
  • Megascops guatemalae cassini (Tamaulipas to n Veracruz. e Mexico.)
  • Megascops guatemalae fuscus (c Veracruz. e Mexico.)
  • Megascops guatemalae guatemalae (Yucatán Pen., Cozumel I., se Veracruz and ne Oaxaca. Mexico. to Honduras)
  • Megascops guatemalae dacrysistactus (n Nicaragua)

Foreign names

  • Petit-duc guatémaltèque,
  • Autillo Guatemalteco,
  • Corujinha-de-roraima,
  • Rotgesichteule,
  • guatemalai füleskuvik,
  • Roodwangschreeuwuil,
  • Assiolo del Centroamerica,
  • Guatemaladvärguv,
  • Mestisugle,
  • výrček ropuší,
  • výreček guatemalský,
  • Guatemaladværghornugle,
  • amerikanpöllönen,
  • xot de Guatemala,
  • syczoń zmienny,
  • Краснолицая совка,
  • ハラグロオオコノハズク,
  • 中美角鸮,
  • 瓜地馬拉鳴角鴞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane

Geographic range

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