Tropical Screech Owl - Megascops choliba

Length 8.3-9.0 in (21.1-22.9 cm)
Weight 3.4-5.7 oz (96.4-161.6 g)
Clutch Size 1-4
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA

The Tropical Screech Owl is found throughout South America and southern Central America. It is probably the most common species of owl in South America.

Tropical Screech Owls eat grasshoppers, crickets and spiders, scorpions, small snakes, etc.. They will also eat small mammals such as rats.

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