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Cloud-forest Screech Owl ~ Megascops marshalli


The Cloud-forest Screech Owl is a small owl with very short ear-tufts.


Distribution: From the Andes of central east Peru to northern Bolivia.

Status: Uncertain, locally common.

Original Description: Weske, John S., & Terborgh, John. 1981. Auk 98: p. 17.

König, Claus & Weick, Friedhelm. 2008. "Owls: A Guide to the Owls of the World (Second Edition)". Yale University Press.

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

Page by Deane Lewis. Last updated 2015-10-13.