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Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl

Megascops [roraimae or napensis] (= Megascops roraimae) (Salvin, 1897)

The foothill screech owl is a species of owl in the family Strigidae. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Salvin, 1897)

Reference:
  Bull.Br.Orn.Club p.38

Protonym:
  Scops roraimae

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101092#page/398/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  D7F23E226BBB6FB1

Avibase ID:
  avibase-D7F23E22

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D7F23E22


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 1063248

Geographic range:

  • Megascops roraimae roraimae: tepuis of southern Venezuela, adjacent northern Brazil, southern Guyana, and Suriname
  • Megascops roraimae pallidus: coastal mountains of northern Venezuela
  • Megascops napensis napensis: Andean foothills of Venezuela, eastern Colombia and eastern Ecuador
  • Megascops napensis helleri: Tropical e Peru
  • Megascops napensis bolivianus: Tropical n Bolivia (Cochabamba)
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English:
Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl
French:
Petit-duc du Roraima ou P.-d. du Rio Napo


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl ( Megascops [roraimae or napensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl ( Megascops [roraimae or napensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl ( Megascops [roraimae or napensis])
Clements, version 2021:
Foothill Screech-Owl ( Megascops roraimae) [version 3]
Clements, version 2018:
Foothill Screech-Owl ( Megascops roraimae) [version 3]
Clements, version 2019:
Foothill Screech-Owl ( Megascops roraimae) [version 3]
eBird version 2018:
Foothill Screech-Owl ( Megascops roraimae) [version 6]
eBird version 2019:
Foothill Screech-Owl ( Megascops roraimae) [version 6]
eBird version 2021:
Foothill Screech-Owl ( Megascops roraimae) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Foothill Screech Owl ( Megascops roraimae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Foothill Screech Owl ( Megascops roraimae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Foothill Screech Owl ( Megascops roraimae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Foothill Screech Owl ( Megascops roraimae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Foothill Screech Owl ( Megascops roraimae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Foothill Screech Owl ( Megascops roraimae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Foothill Screech Owl ( Megascops roraimae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Foothill Screech Owl ( Megascops roraimae) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Foothill Screech-Owl ( Megascops roraimae)
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Foothill Screech-Owl ( Megascops roraimae)
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Foothill Screech-Owl ( Megascops roraimae)
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Foothill Screech-Owl ( Megascops roraimae)
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Foothill Screech-Owl ( Megascops roraimae)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Foothill Screech Owl ( Megascops roraimae) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Megascops [vermiculatus, centralis, roraimae or napensis]

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Other synonyms


Danish: Roraimadværghornugle
German: Roraima-Kreischeule
English: Foothill Screech-Owl, Foothill Screech Owl, Foothill Screech-Owl, Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl
English, HBW: Vermiculated Screech-owl (Foothill)
English (IOC): Foothill Screech Owl
English (United States): Foothill Screech-Owl
Spanish: Autillo de Piedemonte, Autillo de Roraima
Spanish (Ecuador): Autillo Piemontano, Autillo Tropandino
Spanish (Spain): Autillo de piedemonte
Spanish (Mexico): Tecolote de Piedemonte
Spanish (Peru): Lechuza Submontana
Spanish (Venezuela): Curucucú Vermiculado
French: Petit-duc du Roraima, Petit-duc du Roraima ou P.-d. du Rio Napo, Petit-duc guatémaltèque (Roraima)
Hungarian: roraimai füleskuvik
Italian: Assiolo del Roraima
Japanese: ゼンザンオオコノハズク
Scientific: Megascops [roraimae or napensis], Megascops roraimae, Megascops roraimae roraimae, Scops roraimae
Dutch: Heuvelschreeuwuil, Roraimaschreeuwuil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Roraimaugle
Norwegian: Roraimaugle
Polish: syczoń wenezuelski, syczoń wyżynny
Portuguese: corujinha-de-roraima
Portuguese (Brazil): corujinha-de-roraima
Portuguese (Portugal): mocho-d'orelhas-das-colinas
Russian: Рораймская совка, Совка Рорейма
Slovak: výrček podhorský
Swedish: bergskrikuv, roraimaskrikuv
Turkish: Yazılı puhucuk
Ukrainian: сплюшка нагірна
Chinese: 委内瑞拉角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 洛來馬鳴角鴞

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