Puerto Rican Screech-Owl Megascops nudipes

  • Order: Strigiformes
  • Family: Strigidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: Chloe Goodson

Priorities for Future Research

Puerto Rican Screech-Owl is widespread and fairly common, but its natural history is very poorly known. There is little recent information on its diet, and also very little information on its reproductive biology. Even less is known regarding topics such as There is no information on such topics as age at first breeding, life span and survivorship, dispersal, population regulation, population density, and sexual behavior of Puerto Rican Screech-Owl.

Recommended Citation

Goodson, C. (2014). Puerto Rican Screech-Owl (Megascops nudipes), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.prsowl.01