An adult in a nest hole, pre-sunrise.

An adult in a nest hole, pre-sunrise.
Species: Guatemalan Screech-owl   Megascops guatemalae
Subspecies: vermiculatus
Author: Wayne Hall
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Added to IBC: 6 Apr 2014 - 04:49
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Altitude (m): 
211 meters


I apologize for the quality of this video. There a few daylight sightings of this species and few from as far north as Belize. The 30MB file size limit also requires some degradation form the original HD footage, though it is also filmed before sunrise in deep forest shade.


Wayne Hall, IBC1221957. Accessible at

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Wayne Hall, IBC1221957. Video of Guatemalan Screech-owl Megascops guatemalae at Elijio Panti National Park, Belize. Accessible at

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