Balsas Screech-Owl Megascops seductus

  • Order: Strigiformes
  • Family: Strigidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Sarah Egan

Diet and Foraging


Little information is available about the diet of Balsas Screech-Owl; the diet reportedly includes insects and other arthropods, as well as small vertebrates, but the diet has not been described in detail (König and Weick 2008).

Foraging Behavior

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Recommended Citation

Egan, S. (2014). Balsas Screech-Owl (Megascops seductus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.