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Western Screech-Owl
Megascops kennicottii (Elliot, 1867)
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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Megascops

Scientific:
  Megascops kennicottii

Citation:
  (Elliot, 1867)

Reference:
  Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 19 p.99

Protonym:
  Scops Kennicottii

Avibase ID:
  89F8B6F5598E0C65

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 686659

Geographic range:

  • Megascops kennicottii kennicottii: Coastal s Alaska to nw Canada and nw California
  • Megascops kennicottii [bendirei or macfarlanei]: E Washington and Montana to se California
  • Megascops kennicottii aikeni: SW US (California) to w Oklahoma, s to n Mexico (Sonora)
  • Megascops kennicottii cardonensis: S California and n Baja California
  • Megascops kennicottii xantusi: Cape district of s Baja California
  • Megascops kennicottii yumanensis: SE California and sw Arizona to n Mexico (nw Sonora)
  • Megascops kennicottii suttoni: SW Texas to Mexican Plateau
  • Megascops kennicottii vinaceus: N Mexico (s Sonora and w Chihuahua to n Sinaloa)
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Western Screech-Owl
Czech:
  výreček západní
German:
  Westkreischeule
Danish:
  Vestamerikansk Dværghornugle
Spanish:
  Autillo Californiano
Finnish:
  lännenkirkupöllönen
French:
  Petit-duc des montagnes
Icelandic:
  Western Screech-Owl
Italian:
  Assiolo americano occidentale
Japanese:
  nishiamerikaookonohazuku
Japanese:
  ニシアメリカオオコノハズク
Dutch:
  Westelijke Schreeuwuil
Norwegian:
  Totemugle
Polish:
  syczek zachodni
Portuguese:
  Coruja-das-torres-do-oeste
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Western Screech-Owl
Russian:
  Западная совка
Slovak:
  výrček západný
Swedish:
  västlig skrikuv
Chinese:
  西美角鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Western Screech-owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Western Screech-owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Western Screech-owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Western Screech-owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Western Screech-owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Western Screech-owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Western Screech-owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Western Screech-owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Western Screech-owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Western Screech-owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Western Screech-owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Western Screech-owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Western Screech-owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Petit-duc des montagnes ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Petit-duc des montagnes ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Western Screech-Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Western Screech Owl ( Otus kennicotti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Western Screech Owl ( Otus kennicotti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Western Screech Owl ( Otus kennicotti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Western Screech Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Western Screech Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Western Screech Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Western Screech Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Western Screech Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Western Screech Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Western Screech Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Western Screech Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Western Screech-owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Western Screech-owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Western Screech-owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Western Screech Owl ( Megascops kennicottii) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Western Screech-Owl ( Otus kennicottii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Megascops kennicottii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Megascops kennicottii [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Megascops [kennicottii, cooperi or lambi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Catalan: Xot de Califòrnia
Czech: výreček západní
Danish: Vestamerikansk Dværghornugle
German: Westkreischeule
English: Western Screech Owl, Western Screech-Owl, Western Screech-Owl (Northern)
Spanish: Autillo Californiano, Autillo Occidental, Tecolote occidental
Spanish (Spain): Autillo Californiano
Spanish (Mexico): Tecolote Occidental
Estonian: läänepäll
Finnish: Lännenkirkupöllönen
French: Petit-duc des montagnes
Croatian: Zapadni američki ćuk
Hungarian: nyugati füleskuvik
Italian: Assiolo americano occidentale
Japanese: nishiamerikaookonohazuku
Japanese: ニシアメリカオオコノハズク
Latin: Megascops kennicottii, Megascops kennicottii [kennicottii Group], Otus kennicotti, Otus kennicottii, Otus kennicottii kennicottii, Otus kennicottii saturatus
Lithuanian: Vakarinis apuokėlis
Latvian: Rietumkrasta pūcīte
Dutch: Westelijke Schreeuwuil, Westelijke Schreewuil
Norwegian: Totemugle
Polish: syczek zachodni, syczoń zachodni
Portuguese: Coruja-das-torres-do-oeste
Russian: Западная малая ушастая совка, Западная совка, Совка западная
Slovak: výrček západný
Serbian: Zapadni američki ćuk
Swedish: Västlig skrikdvärguv, västlig skrikuv
Turkish: Batılı İshakkuşu
Chinese: 西美角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 西方鳴角鴞

 

         

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