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Pacific screech owl

Megascops cooperi (Otus cooperi)


Small owl,about 23 cm, and weight about 170gr. found from Mexico to Costa Rica, this picture shows a juvenile in the nest, and a second one is seen in the upper right.( jut the beak) They feeds on insects and small vertebrates, and they are found in dry and rain forest.


Dry and Rain forest.

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Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

Lat: 11.03, Long: -84.72

Spotted on Oct 23, 2017
Submitted on Oct 23, 2017

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