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Megascops watsonii

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Strigiformes
Familia: Strigidae
Subfamilia: Striginae
Genus: Megascops
Species: Megascops watsonii
Subspecies: M. w. ater - M. w. fulvescens - M. w. inambariensis - M. w. moreliensis - M. w. usta - M. w. watsonii

Name

Megascops watsonii (Cassin, 1849)

Synonyms

* Otus watsonii (Cassin, 1848)

Reference

Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 4(1848) p.123

Vernacular names
Internationalization
English: Tawny-bellied Screech-owl
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Amazonugle
Português: Corujinha-orelhuda

The Tawny-bellied Screech-owl (Megascops watsonii) is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps.

References

* BirdLife International 2004. Megascops watsonii. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007.

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