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

Variable Screech-Owl Megascops atricapillus

Described by: Temminck (1822)
Alternate common name(s): Black-capped Screech Owl, Black-capped Screech-Owl
Old scientific name(s): Megascops atricapilla, Megascops atricapilla, Otus atricapillus


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Se. South America;
(1) C. and s. Brazil (Goias, e. Bahia (Porto Seguro), Sao Paulo and Parana) and Paraguay.
(2) C. Brazil.


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


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