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Tropical Screech-Owl Megascops choliba

Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): Tropical Screech Owl, Choliba Screech-Owl, Choliba Owl
Old scientific name(s): Otus choliba


Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago - Jul, 1989 © Allen Chartier  Chapada dos Guimarães, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Aug 24, 2007 © Jean-Philippe Paris  La Selva Lodge, Ecuador - Jan, 2007 © Lou Hegedus  La Selva Lodge, Ecuador - Jan, 2007 © Lou Hegedus  Parque Estadual Intervales, São Paulo, Brazil - Nov, 2008 © Lou Hegedus 
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S. Central America and South America e. of the Andes;
(1) C. Costa Rica to Panama (Pearl Is.) and nw. Colombia.
(2) Margarita Is.
(3) Se. Venezuela (Duida Mountains).
(4) E. Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Tobago, e. Ecuador, e. Peru, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and ne. Brazil.
(5) Bolivia.
(6) C. and e. Brazil (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina).
(7) S. Brazil (s. Mato Grosso, Sao Paulo) to e. Paraguay.
(8) W. Paraguay and n. Argentina s. to Mendoza, n. Buenow Aires and n. Rio Negro.
(9) Se. Brazil (Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul), nw. Argentina and Uruguay.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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