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Koepcke's Screech-Owl

Megascops koepckeae

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Small gray or brown owl with ear tufts. Found at high elevations in woodlots and forest edges, including in Polylepis forests. Found at higher elevations than the similar Peruvian Screech-Owl. Listen for its song, a staccato, crescendoing series of laughing “kak” notes.

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