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Jamaican Owl ~ Pseudoscops grammicus


The Jamaican Owl is a small to medium-sized owl with long ear-tufts.

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  • Jamaican Owl
  • Jamaican Owl
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Distribution: Endemic to Jamaica in the Greater Antilles.

Range of Jamaican Owl (Pseudoscops grammicus)
Range of the Jamaican Owl Pseudoscops grammicus

Status: Common and widespread.

Original Description: Gosse, Philip Henry. 1847. The birds of Jamaica (Birds Jamaica): p. 19.

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

See also: Other owls from Central America, Genus: Pseudoscops.

Page by Deane Lewis. Last updated 2016-01-30.