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Megascops choliba (Tropical Screech-Owl; Tropical Screech Owl)

Synonyms: Otus choliba

Wikipedia Abstract

The tropical screech owl (Megascops choliba) is a small species of owl in the family Strigidae.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
8
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
25
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.71464
EDGE Score: 2.04312

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  132 grams
Breeding Habitat [2]  Tropical evergreen forests, Secondary forests
Wintering Geography [2]  Non-migrartory
Wintering Habitat [2]  Tropical evergreen forests, Secondary forests
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates)
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  90 %
Diet - Vertibrates [3]  10 %
Forages - Aerial [3]  10 %
Forages - Understory [3]  50 %
Forages - Ground [3]  40 %
Clutch Size [5]  2
Incubation [4]  28 days
Nocturnal [3]  Yes

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Squamofilaria sicki <Unverified Name>[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

External References

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Haverschmidt, F. 1948. Bird Weights from Surinam. Wilson Bulletin 60:230-239
2Partners in Flight Avian Conservation Assessment Database, version 2017. Accessed on January 2018.
3Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
4del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
5Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
6Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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