Megascops atricapilla (Temminck, 1822)
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The Black-capped Screech-owl (Megascops atricapilla), or Variable Screech-owl is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.
* BirdLife International 2004. Megascops atricapilla. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007.
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