First Record of the Stygian Owl Asio stygius in Trinidad, W.I.

Authors

  • Rainer Nrshima Deo The El Socorro Center for Wildlife Conservation. Freeport, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Kerresha Khan Department of Life Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago
  • Rakesh Bhukal University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Abstract

On 13 December 2018, while conducting a nocturnal faunal survey of the Caroni Swamp, an unidentified owl was observed. It was subsequently identified as Asio stygius by Christian Artuso.

Author Biography

Rakesh Bhukal, University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Department of Food Production, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago

School of Veterinary Medicine, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago

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Published

2020-12-31

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Nature Notes