Black-capped Screech-Owl

The Black-capped Screech-owl , or Variable Screech-owl is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is found in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

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Original source: Dario Sanches from São Paulo, Brazil
Author: Dario Sanches from São Paulo, Brazil

The Black-capped Screech-Owl is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

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Order : Strigiformes
Family : Strigidae
Genus : Megascops
Species : atricapilla
Authority : (Temminck, 1822)