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Santa Marta Screech Owl ~ Megascops gilesi

Introduction

The Santa Marta Screech Owl is a small owl with short ear-tufts. It was discovered in February 2007.

Photo Gallery (4 pictures)

  • Santa Marta Screech Owl
  • Santa Marta Screech Owl
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  • Santa Marta Screech Owl

Information

Distribution: Known from the El Dorado Bird Reserve in the Sierra Nevada of the Santa Marta mountain range in northern Colombia.

Range of Santa Marta Screech Owl (Megascops gilesi)
Range of the Santa Marta Screech Owl Megascops gilesi

Status: Unknown.

Original Description: Not yet formally described.

References:

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

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