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Megascops nudipes

Puerto Rican Screech-Owl

  • Order: Strigiformes
  • Family: Strigidae
  • Polytypic 2 Subspecies

Authors: Goodson, Chloe

References

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Recommended Citation

Goodson, Chloe. 2014. Puerto Rican Screech-Owl (Megascops nudipes), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: http://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/portal/species/overview?p_p_spp=209016