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Koepcke's Screech-Owl Megascops koepckeae

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


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

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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