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White-throated Screech-Owl

Megascops albogularis (Cassin, 1849)

The White-throated Screech Owl (Megascops albogularis) is an owl found in Andes in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. It is the largest species of the genus Megascops, at 26 cm (10.5 in) and 185 grams (6.6 oz). Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
  Megascops

Scientific:
  Megascops albogularis

Citation:
  (Cassin, 1849)

Reference:
  Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia p.124

Protonym:
  Syrnium albo-gularis

Avibase ID:
  F72A3AA5322DEA31

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F72A3AA5

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 686679

Geographic range:

  • Megascops albogularis albogularis: Eastern Andes of Colombia and n Ecuador
  • Megascops albogularis obscurus: Sierra de Perijá (Colombia/Venezuela border)
  • Megascops albogularis macabrus: Western and Central Andes of Colombia and Ecuador to n Peru
  • Megascops albogularis meridensis: Andes of w Venezuela
  • Megascops albogularis remotus: Andes of e Peru to w Bolivia (Cochabamba)
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English:
White-throated Screech-Owl
Catalan:
Xot golablanc
Czech:
výreček bělohrdlý
Danish:
Hvidstrubet Dværghornugle
German:
Weißkehl-Kreischeule
Spanish:
Autillo gorjiblanco
Spanish (Spain):
Autillo Gorjiblanco
Finnish:
valkokurkkupöllönen
French:
Petit-duc à gorge blanche
Croatian:
bjelogrli ćuk
Hungarian:
fehértorkú füleskuvik
Italian:
Assiolo golabianca
Japanese (romaji):
nodojiroookonohazuku
Japanese:
ノドジロオオコノハズク
Lithuanian:
Baltagurklis apuokėlis
Dutch:
Witkeelschreeuwuil
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Andesugle
Norwegian:
Andesugle
Polish:
syczoń białogardły
Russian:
Белогорлая совка
Slovak:
výrček bielohrdlý
Serbian:
Belogrli američki ćuk
Swedish:
vitstrupig skrikuv
Ukrainian:
Сплюшка білогорла
Chinese:
白喉角鸮
Chinese (Traditional):
白喉角鴞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Petit-duc à gorge blanche ( Otus albogularis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Petit-duc à gorge blanche ( Otus albogularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-throated Screech Owl ( Otus albogularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-throated Screech Owl ( Otus albogularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White-throated Screech Owl ( Otus albogularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White-throated Screech Owl ( Otus albogularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
White-throated Screech Owl ( Otus albogularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
White-throated Screech Owl ( Otus albogularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
White-throated Screech Owl ( Otus albogularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
White-throated Screech Owl ( Otus albogularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
White-throated Screech Owl ( Otus albogularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
White-throated Screech-owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Otus albogularis) [version 2]
James Lee Peters:
Otus albogularis [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Otus albogularis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Otus albogularis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Otus albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
White-throated Screech-Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
White-throated Screech Owl ( Megascops albogularis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Megascops albogularis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Megascops albogularis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Megascops [albogularis, ingens or columbianus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Xot golablanc
Czech: Výrecek belohrdlý, výreček bělohrdlý
Danish: Hvidstrubet Dværghornugle
German: Weißkehleule, Weißkehl-Kreischeule
English: White throated Screech Owl, White-throated Owl, White-throated Screech Owl, White-throated Screech-Owl
English, HBW: White-throated Screech-owl
English (IOC): White-throated Screech Owl
English (United States): White-throated Screech-Owl
Spanish: Autillo de Garganta Blanca, Autillo Gorgiblanco, Autillo gorjiblanco, Curucucú Gargantiblanco
Spanish (Colombia): Autillo Gorgiblanco, Currucutú gorgiblanco
Spanish (Ecuador): Autillo Goliblanco
Spanish (Spain): Autillo Gorjiblanco
Spanish (HBW): White-throated Screech-Owl
Spanish (Peru): Lechuza de Garganta Blanca
Spanish (Venezuela): Curucucú Gargantiblanco
Estonian: valgekurk-päll
Finnish: Valkokurkkupöllönen
French: Petit-duc à gorge blanche, Scops à gorge blanche
Croatian: bjelogrli ćuk
Hungarian: fehértorkú füleskuvik
Italian: Assiolo golabianca
Japanese (romaji): nodojiroookonohazuku
Japanese: ノドジロオオコノハズク
Scientific: Megascops albogularis, Megascops albogularis albogularis, Otus albogularis, Otus albo-gularis, Syrnium albogularis
Lithuanian: Baltagurklis apuokėlis
Dutch: Witkeelschreeuwuil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Andesugle
Norwegian: Andesugle
Polish: syczek bialogardly, syczek białogardły, syczoń białogardły
Russian: Белогорлая совка, Сова белогрудая малая
Slovak: výrček bielohrdlý
Serbian: Belogrli američki ćuk
Swedish: Vitstrupig dvärguv, vitstrupig skrikuv
Turkish: Ak boğazlı puhucuk
Ukrainian: Сплюшка білогорла
Chinese: 白喉角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 白喉角鴞

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