Yungas screech owl

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Yungas screech owl
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Megascops
M. hoyi
Binomial name
Megascops hoyi

The Yungas screech owl (Megascops hoyi), also known as Hoy's screech owl and montane forest screech-owl, is a species of owl in the family Strigidae. It is found in Argentina and Bolivia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Megascops hoyi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.