Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Guatemalan Screech-Owl

Guatemalan Screech-Owl Megascops guatemalae

Described by: Sharpe (1875)
Alternate common name(s): Guatemalan Screech Owl, Variable Screech Owl, Variable Screech-Owl, Middle American Screech Owl, Middle American Screech-Owl
Old scientific name(s): Otus vermiculatus, Otus guatemalae


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Pacific and Gulf-Caribbean slopes of Mexico;
Two populations;
(1) Nw. Mexico (Sonora).
(2) W and c. Mexico (Tamaulipas).
(3) E. Mexico (n. Veracruz).
(4) E. Mexico (c. Veracruz).
(5) Se. Mexico (Yucatan, Cozumel and Campeche).
(6) S. Mexico (se. Veracruz to Chiapas) to Belize, Guatemala and Honduras.
(7) N. Nicaragua.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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