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Tropical Screech-Owl

Megascops choliba


Spotted in the jungle of Misiones, Argentina. The Tropical Screech-Owl (Megascops Choliba) is a small owl that is found throughout South America (including Trinidad and Tobago), except in the Andes, the arid Pacific lowlands, and the far south. Its distribution also extends into southern Central America in Costa Rica and Panama.


It occurs in a wide range of wooded habitats, ranging from arid Caatinga to dense rainforest, and even city parks.

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remco.douma 9 years ago

Thank you Bhagya!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 9 years ago

wow!!! soooo lovely....

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Mnes., Argentina

Spotted on Oct 17, 2014
Submitted on Dec 22, 2014

Spotted for Mission

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