- Western Screech-Owl
 - Western Screech-Owl
 - Western Screech-Owl (Northern)
 - Western Screech-Owl (Northern)

Western Screech-Owl Megascops kennicottii Scientific name definitions

Richard J. Cannings, Tony Angell, Peter Pyle, and Michael A. Patten
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated May 4, 2017

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Figure 1. Distribution of the Western Screech-Owl. - Range Map
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of the Western Screech-Owl.

The species is generally absent from higher elevations, especially at the northern end of its range.

Recommended Citation

Cannings, R. J., T. Angell, P. Pyle, and M. A. Patten (2020). Western Screech-Owl (Megascops kennicottii), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.wesowl1.01