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Eastern, Balsas, Western, Pacific Screech-Owl or Oaxaca Screech Owl

Megascops [asio, kennicottii, cooperi, lambi or seductus] (= Megascops asio) (Linnaeus, 1758)




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Classification
Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
   Megascops
Scientific:
  Megascops asio


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.92

Protonym:
  Strix Asio

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/764490


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7C9596199C39E913

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7C959619

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7C959619


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 686658

Geographic range:

  • Megascops kennicottii kennicottii: Pacific coast of North America from southeastern Alaska south to southern Oregon
  • Megascops kennicottii bendirei: Pacific coast of North America from south central Oregon south through California (west of the Sierra Nevada) to northwestern Mexico (coastal northern Baja California)
  • Megascops kennicottii macfarlanei: southern British Columbia south to eastern Oregon, Idaho, and western Montana
  • Megascops kennicottii aikeni: California east of the Sierra Nevada and Nevada east to Colorado and west Texas
  • Megascops kennicottii cardonensis: northern 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)
  • Megascops asio asio: Oklahoma to South Carolina and Georgia
  • Megascops asio naevius: SE Canada and ne US (south to North Carolina)
  • Megascops asio maxwelliae: S-central Canada and n-central US
  • Megascops asio hasbroucki: Central Oklahoma to Texas
  • Megascops asio floridanus: Louisiana to Florida
  • Megascops asio mccallii: S Texas to ne Mexico (Nuevo León and Tamaulipas)
  • Megascops seductus: SW Mexico (s Jalisco and Colima to w Guerrero)
  • Megascops cooperi: Pacific slope of southern Mexico (extreme eastern Oaxaca and Chiapas) south to northwestern Costa Rica
  • Megascops lambi: Coastal s Mexico (Pacific slope of Oaxaca)
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English:
Eastern, Balsas, Western, Pacific Screech-Owl or Oaxaca Screech Owl
French:
Petit-duc maculé, P.-d. des montagnes, P.-d. de Cooper, P.-d. d'Oaxaca ou P.-d. du Balsas


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Screech Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Screech Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Eastern, Balsas, Western, Pacific Screech-Owl or Oaxaca Screech Owl ( Megascops [asio, kennicottii, cooperi, lambi or seductus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Eastern, Balsas, Western, Pacific Screech-Owl or Oaxaca Screech Owl ( Megascops [asio or seductus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Eastern, Balsas, Western, Pacific Screech-Owl or Oaxaca Screech Owl ( Megascops [asio or seductus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Eastern, Balsas, Western, Pacific Screech-Owl or Oaxaca Screech Owl ( Megascops [asio, kennicottii, cooperi, lambi or seductus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Eastern, Balsas, Western, Pacific Screech-Owl or Oaxaca Screech Owl ( Megascops [asio, kennicottii, cooperi, lambi or seductus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Eastern, Balsas, Western, Pacific Screech-Owl or Oaxaca Screech Owl ( Megascops [asio, kennicottii, cooperi, lambi or seductus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Eastern, Balsas, Western, Pacific Screech-Owl or Oaxaca Screech Owl ( Megascops [asio, kennicottii, cooperi, lambi or seductus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Eastern, Balsas, Western, Pacific Screech-Owl or Oaxaca Screech Owl ( Megascops [asio, kennicottii, cooperi, lambi or seductus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Eastern, Balsas, Western, Pacific Screech-Owl or Oaxaca Screech Owl ( Megascops [asio, kennicottii, cooperi, lambi or seductus])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Xot de Carolina
Czech: Výrecek Mooruv
Danish: Balsasdværghornugle
German: Balsakreischeule
English: Common Screech Owl, Eastern, Balsas, Western, Pacific Screech-Owl or Oaxaca Screech Owl, Screech Owl
Esperanto: Orienta kriĉostrigo
Spanish: Autillo del Balsas, tecolote oriental
Spanish (Mexico): tecolote oriental
Estonian: kõnnupäll
Finnish: Meksikonkirkupöllönen
French: Petit-duc maculé, Petit-duc maculé ou P.-d. du Balsas, Petit-duc maculé, P.-d. des montagnes, P.-d. de Cooper, P.-d. d'Oaxaca ou P.-d. du Balsas
Hungarian: lármás füleskuvik
Italian: Assiolo di Balsas
Japanese (romaji): amerikaookonohazuku
Japanese: ヒガシアメリカオオコノハズク
Scientific: Megascops [asio or seductus], Megascops [asio, kennicottii, cooperi, lambi or seductus], Megascops asio, Megascops asio asio, Otus asio, Strix Asio
Lithuanian: Šiaurės Amerikos apuokėlis
Dutch: Balsas-schreeuwuil, Schreeuwuil
Norwegian: Lundugle
Polish: syczek krzykliwy
Portuguese: Corujinha-do-leste
Russian: Североамериканская совка, Сова Балзаса малая
Slovak: výrcek škriekavý, Výrik škriekavý
Swedish: Östlig skrikdvärguv
Ukrainian: Сплюшка північна
Chinese: 东美角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 東方鳴角鴞

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