Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Owls :: Puerto Rican Screech-Owl
Puerto Rican Screech-Owl Megascops nudipes
Described by: Daudin (1800)
Alternate common name(s): Puerto Rican Screech Owl, Puerto Rican Bare-legged Owl, Virgin Islands Screech-Owl, Newton's Owl
Old scientific name(s): Otus nudipes
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RangeWest Indies: Puerto Rico and n. Lesser Antilles;
Fragmented island populations;
(1) Puerto Rico and formerly Vieques.
(2) Virgin Is. (St. Thomas, St. John, Tortola, Virgin Gorda and St. Croix) and probably Guana Is.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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