Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Tawny-bellied Screech-Owl
Tawny-bellied Screech-Owl Megascops watsonii
Described by: Cassin (1848)
Alternate common name(s): Tawny-bellied Screech Owl, Austral Screech Owl, Austral Screech-Owl, Southern Screech Owl, Southern Screech-Owl
Old scientific name(s): Otus watsonii
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RangeOrinoco Basin and Amazon Basin;
(1) N. Amazonia n. of the Amazon River from e. Colombia, e. Ecuador, w. and s. Venezuela, Surinam and s. to c. Brazil.
(2) C. Brazil s. of the Amazon River from Rio Jurua e. to Rio Tapajos and s. to n. Mato Grosso), e. Peru, and Bolivia (Pando).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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