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Middle American screech owl (Megascops guatemalae) Punta Laguna, Quintana Roo, Mexico. May 10, 2017 Geotagged,Megascops guatemalae,Mexico,Middle American screech owl,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Middle American screech owl (Megascops guatemalae)

Punta Laguna, Quintana Roo, Mexico. May 10, 2017

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The Middle American screech owl , also known as the Guatemalan screech owl, is a species of owl in the family Strigidae and is usually found in forests and dense second growth. The taxonomy of this species and the vermiculated screech owl can be confusing. When split, the name vermiculated screech owl is used for the population from eastern Nicaragua to Panama, and this species is found from northern Mexico to Nicaragua. When conspecific, the English name vermiculated screech owl is used, but ''M... more

Similar species: Owls
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Feb 23, 2018. Captured May 10, 2017 01:03 in Quintana Roo Nuevo Durango - Coba, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
  • PENTAX K-3
  • f/7.1
  • 1/180s
  • ISO1600
  • 300mm