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Eastern Screech-Owl

Megascops asio (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Eastern Screech Owl or Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio) is a small owl that is relatively common in Eastern North America, from Mexico to Canada. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Megascops

Scientific:
  Megascops asio

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.92

Protonym:
  Strix Asio

Avibase ID:
  A69062C895C0CCDA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A69062C8

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 686658

Geographic range:

  • 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)
  • Show more...
English:
Eastern Screech-Owl
Czech:
výreček americký
German:
Ostkreischeule
Danish:
Østamerikansk Dværghornugle
Spanish:
Autillo Yanqui
Finnish:
idänkirkupöllönen
French:
Petit-duc maculé
Icelandic:
Skrækugla
Italian:
Assiolo americano orientale
Japanese:
higashiamerikaookonohazuku
Japanese:
ヒガシアメリカオオコノハズク
Dutch:
Oostelijke Schreeuwuil
Norwegian:
Lundugle
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Lundugle
Polish:
syczek krzykliwy
Portuguese:
Corujinha-do-leste
Russian:
Североамериканская совка
Slovak:
výrček škriekavý
Swedish:
östlig skrikuv
Ukrainian:
Сплюшка північна
Chinese:
东美角鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Eastern Screech-owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Eastern Screech-owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Eastern Screech-owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Eastern Screech-owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Eastern Screech-owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Eastern Screech-owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Eastern Screech-owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Eastern Screech-owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Eastern Screech-owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Petit-duc maculé ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Petit-duc maculé ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Eastern Screech Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Eastern Screech Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Eastern Screech Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Eastern Screech Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Eastern Screech Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Eastern Screech Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Eastern Screech Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Eastern Screech Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Eastern Screech Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Eastern Screech Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Eastern Screech-owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Eastern Screech Owl ( Megascops asio) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Eastern Screech-Owl ( Otus asio) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Megascops asio [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Megascops asio [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other related concepts

Other synonyms


Catalan: Xot de Carolina
Czech: Výrecek americký, výreček americký
Danish: Østamerikansk Dværghornugle
German: Kreischeule, Ostkreischeule, Ost-Kreischeule
English: Common screech Owl, Common Screech-Owl, Eastern Screech Owl, Eastern Screech-Owl, Florida screech Owl, Little screech owl, McCall's screech Owl, Mottled Owl, North american screech owl, Screech Owl, Western Screech-Owl
English (IOC): Eastern Screech Owl
Spanish: Autillo Chillón, Autillo de Chillón, Autillo Yanqui, Tecolote del Este, Tecolote Oriental
Spanish (Spain): Autillo Yanqui
Spanish (HBW): Eastern Screech-Owl
Spanish (Mexico): Tecolote del Este, Tecolote Oriental
Estonian: aedpäll
Finnish: Idänkirkupöllönen
French: Petit Duc Scops d'Amérique, Petit-duc maculé
Croatian: Istočni američki ćuk
Hungarian: lármás füleskuvik
Icelandic: Skrækugla
Italian: Assiolo americano orientale
Japanese: amerikaookonohazuku, higashiamerikaookonohazuku
Japanese: アメリカオオコノハズク, ヒガシアメリカオオコノハズク
Scientific: Bubo asio, Megascops asio, Megascops asio asio, Otus asio, Strix Asio
Lithuanian: Šiaurės Amerikos apuokėlis
Latvian: Austrumkrasta pūcīte
Dutch: Oostelijke Schreeuwuil, Schreeuwuil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Lundugle
Norwegian: Lundugle
Polish: syczek krzykliwy, syczoń krzykliwy
Portuguese: Corujinha-do-leste
Russian: Североамериканская совка, Сова ушастая малая
Slovak: výrček škriekavý, Výrik škriekavý
Serbian: Istočni američki ćuk
Swedish: Östlig skrikdvärguv, östlig skrikuv
Turkish: Doğulu İshakkuşu
Ukrainian: Сплюшка північна
Chinese: 东美角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 東方鳴角鴞

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