The Owl Pages

Chocó Screech Owl ~ Megascops centralis

Introduction

The Chocó Screech Owl is a small owl with short ear-tufts.

Photo Gallery (1 picture)

  • Chocó Screech Owl

Information

Distribution: Central Panama to western Colombia and northerwestern Ecuador.

Status: Unknown.

Original Description: Hekstra, G.P. 1982. Description of Twenty Four New Subspecies of American Otus (Aves, Strigidae). Bulletin Zoologisch Museum Universteit van Amsterdam. Vol.9, No.7, p. 57.

References:

See also: Other owls from Central America, South America, Genus: Megascops.

Page by Deane Lewis. Last updated 2015-10-15.