Typical Owls (Strigidae)

Cinnamon Screech-owl (Otus petersoni) - HBW 5, p. 179

French: Petit-duc de Peterson German: Zimtkreischeule Spanish: Autillo de Peterson

Taxonomy: Otus petersoni Fitzpatrick and O’Neill, 1986, Cordillera del Cóndor, Peru.
Possibly forms superspecies with O. marshalli; both formerly included under invalid name O. huberi. Alternatively, considered by some to be conspecific with O. ingens or O. colombianus. Scientific name sometimes incorrectly spelt as peterseni. Monotypic.

Distribution: Cordillera del Cutucú in SE Ecuador S to La Peca region in NW Peru.

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