Tag: Owls

Yungas Screech Owl (Megascops hoyi)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Megascops hoyi | [authority] Koenig and Straneck, 1989 | [UK] Yungas Screech Owl | [FR] Petit-duc de hoy | [DE] Hoyeule | [ES] Autillo fresco | [NL] Hoy Schreewuil Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Megascops hoyi SA s Bolivia to nw Argentina Genus The genus Megascops comprises […]

Wallaces Scops Owl (Otus silvicola)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Otus silvicola | [authority] Wallace, 1864 | [UK] Wallaces Scops Owl | [FR] Petit duc des forets | [DE] Wallaceeule | [ES] Autillo de Wallace | [NL] Wallace’s Dwergooruil Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Otus silvicola AU Lesser Sundas Genus Members of the genus Otus are the […]

West Peruvian Screech Owl (Megascops roboratus)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Megascops roboratus | [authority] Bangs and Noble, 1918 | [UK] West Peruvian Screech Owl | [FR] Petit duc du Perou | [DE] Buscheule | [ES] Autillo Peruano | [NL] Maranonschreeuwuil Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The genus Megascops comprises 22 living species are known at present, but new ones […]

Western Screech Owl (Megascops kennicottii)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Megascops kennicottii | [authority] Elliot, 1867 | [UK] Western Screech Owl | [FR] Petit duc de Californie | [DE] West-Kreischeule | [ES] Autillo Californiano | [NL] Westelijke Schreeuwuil Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The genus Megascops comprises 22 living species are known at present, but new ones are frequently […]

Whiskered Screech Owl (Megascops trichopsis)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Megascops trichopsis | [authority] Wagler, 1832 | [UK] Whiskered Screech Owl | [FR] Petit duc a favoris | [DE] Fleckeneule | [ES] Autillo Bigotudo | [NL] Gevlekte Schreeuwuil Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The genus Megascops comprises 22 living species are known at present, but new ones are frequently […]

White-browed Hawk-Owl (Ninox superciliaris)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Ninox superciliaris | [authority] Vieillot, 1817 | [UK] White-browed Hawk-Owl | [FR] Ninox malgache | [DE] Madagaskarkauz | [ES] Ninox Malgache | [NL] Madagaskarvalkuil Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Ninox superciliaris AF Madagascar Genus Members of the genus Ninox are hawk owls, ranging from small to large, […]

White-fronted Scops Owl (Otus sagittatus)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Otus sagittatus | [authority] Cassin, 1848 | [UK] White-fronted Scops Owl | [FR] Petit duc a front blanc | [DE] Weissstirn-Eule | [ES] Autillo Frentiblanco | [NL] Maleisische Dwergooruil Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Otus sagittatus OR Malay Peninsula Genus Members of the genus Otus are the […]

White-throated Screech Owl (Megascops albogularis)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Megascops albogularis | [authority] Cassin, 1850 | [UK] White-throated Screech Owl | [FR] Petit duc a gorge blanche | [DE] Weisskehl-Eule | [ES] Autillo Gorgiblanco | [NL] Witkeelschreeuwuil Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The genus Megascops comprises 22 living species are known at present, but new ones are frequently […]

Vermiculated Fishing Owl (Scotopelia bouvieri)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Scotopelia bouvieri | [authority] Sharpe, 1875 | [UK] Vermiculated Fishing Owl | [FR] Chouette pecheuse vermiculee | [DE] Marmor-Fischeule | [ES] Carabo Pescador Vermiculado | [NL] Kleine Visuil Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Fish owls of the genus Scotopelia live in the African rainforest and includes the Pel’s fishing-owl, […]

Vermiculated Screech Owl (Megascops vermiculatus)

[order] STRIGIFORMES | [family] Strigidae | [latin] Megascops vermiculatus | [authority] Ridgway, 1887 | [UK] Vermiculated Screech Owl | [FR] Petit duc vermicule | [DE] Banderkreischeule | [ES] Autillo Vermiculado | [NL] Roodwangschreeuwuil Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Megascops vermiculatus LA Costa Rica to nw Colombia and n Venezuela Genus The genus Megascops comprises […]