Megascops asio (Linnaeus, 1758)

Eastern Screech-owl

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Vertebrate

Sublevel 2: Bird

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Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Strigiformes

Family: Strigidae

Genus: Megascops

Species: Megascops asio

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations:
ME - State Special Concern
VT - Uncommon (state rank: S3 (Vulnerable))
ME WAP (2015) - SGCN (Tier 3 - Moderate Priority)

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

ASSOCIATED SPECIES

PHOTOS OF Megascops asio

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