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Gymnoglaux lawrencii

(Bare-legged Owl)

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Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Bare-legged Owl, Barelegged Owl, Cuban Screech-Owl

Common Names in Japanese:

ユビナガフクロウ

Description

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Habitat

Vegetation: tropical lowland evergreen forest, tropical deciduous forests, tropical lowland evergreen forest, second-growth forests and woodlands • Zoogeographic Region: Cuba • Foraging Strata: Canopy • Center of Abundance: Lower tropical: lowlands, lower than 500 m.; tropics. • Sensitivity to Disturbance: Medium

Typically found at an altitude of 0 to 864 meters (0 to 2,835 feet).[1]

Ecology: List of Habitats :

Taxonomy

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Synonyms

Gymnoglaux lawrencii P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1868 • Gymnoglaux lawrencii Sclater • Otus lawrencii (P. L. Sclater & Salvin

Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Last scrutiny: 28-Sep-2005

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Gymnoglaux

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 2 species and subspecies in this genus:

G. lawrencii (Bare-Legged Owl) · G. lawrencii lawrencii (Cuban Screech-Owl)

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Notes

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Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal February 29, 2008:

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Footnotes

  1. Mean = 251.600 meters (825.459 feet), Standard Deviation = 519.560 based on 10 observations. Altitude information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-08-21