Taxon profile


Eastern Screech-owl
Megascops asio (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Strigiformes - owls »  family Strigidae - owls »  genus Megascops

Scientific synonyms

Otus asio (Linnaeus, 1758)

Least Concern LC

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Megascops asio asio (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Megascops asio floridanus (Ridgway, 1874)
subspecies Megascops asio hasbroucki (Ridgway, 1914)
subspecies Megascops asio maxwelliae (Ridgway, 1877)
subspecies Megascops asio mccallii (Cassin, 1854)

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Megascops asio]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22688758]

Bird Life [] [as Megascops asio (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Megascops asio (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Megascops asio Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Otus asio (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Megascops asio]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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