Order
Strigiformes
Family
Strigidae
Genus
Megascops
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SPECIES

Koepcke's Screech-Owl Megascops koepckeae

Thomas S. Schulenberg
Version: 1.0 — Published February 5, 2016

References

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BirdLife International. 2016. Species factsheet: Koepceke's Screech-owl Megascops koepckeae. Downloaded from BirdLife International on 5 February 2016.

Browning, M.R. 1989. The type specimens of Hekstra's owls. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 102: 515-519.

Dantas, S.M., J.D. Weckstein, J.M. Bates, N.K. Krabbe, C.D. Cadena, M.B. Robbins, E. Valderrama, and A. Aleixo. 2016. Molecular systematics of the new world screech-owls (Megascops: Aves, Strigidae): biogeographic and taxonomic implications. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 94: 626-634.

Fjeldså, J., J. Baiker, G. Engblom, I. Franke, D. Geale, N.K. Krabbe, D.F. Lane, M. Lezama, F. Schmitt, R.S.R. Williams, J. Ugarte-Núñez, V. Yábar, and R. Yábar. 2012. Reappraisal of Koepcke's Screech-Owl Megascops koepckeae and description of a new subspecies. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 132: 180-193.

Greenway, J.C., Jr. 1987. Type specimens of birds in the American Museum of Natural History. Part 4. Passeriformes: Tyrannidae, Pipridae, Cotingidae, Oxyruncidae, Phytotomidae, Pittidae, Philepittidae, Acanthisittidae, Menuridae, Atrichornithidae. American Museum Novitates number 2879.

Hekstra, G.P. 1982. Description of twenty four new subspecies of American Otus (Aves, Strigidae). Bulletin Zoologisch Museum, Universiteir van Amsterdam 9: 49-63.

König, C., and F. Weick. 2008. Owls of the world. Second edition. Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut.

Marshall, J.T., and B.F. King. 1988. Subfamily Striginae Typical Owls Genus Otus. Pages 331-336 in D. Amadon and J. Bull (editors), Hawks and owls of the world: a distributional and taxonomic list. Proceedings of the Western Foundation of Vertebrate Zoology 3: 294-357.

Schulenberg, T.S., D.F. Stotz, D.F. Lane, J.P. O’Neill, and T.A. Parker III. 2010. Birds of Peru. Revised and updated edition. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. (2016). Koepcke's Screech-Owl (Megascops koepckeae), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.koesco1.01